Land Conservation

photo of Jessica Owley.

Land conservation agreements are generally written with today’s landscape in mind. But what happens when climate change alters the land?

Jessica Owley, associate professor of law, examines these issues and develops plans that help conservationists adapt to change in ways that will continue to yield environmental benefits.

Additionally, Owley spearheads a project called Environmental Law Collaborative that has gathered legal academics nationwide to discuss environmental issues, including land conservation.

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