natural resource policy
The 10th Biennial Conference for Research on the Colorado Plateau invites all resource managers, scientists, citizens, Society for Conservation Biology chapters, and students of North American conservation. This conference will focus on solutions to some of the most pressing conservation issues facing not only the Southwest and West, but also virtually every other region in North America.
Scientists predict that climate change will exact a heavy toll upon the southwestern United States regardless of what is done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As a result, the southwestern United States is a test case for climate scientists, economists, lawyers, policymakers and national, state, tribal and community leaders across the nation.