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Caimans, Culture & Caño Negro II: Indigenous Use of Wetland Resources at a Ramsar Site

Raquel Salazar Bejarano, Ian Boisvert & María Fernanda Esquivel (June-July, 2004) The stereotypical environmental protection conflict pits a corporate industry’s bottom line against a local community’s desire for unspoiled natural resources. In the protected Caño Negro wetland of northern Costa Rica the conflict is between two local communities’ desires to protect their way of life. […]

Corporate Governance Through Bylaw Management

In the Spring 2001 and Fall 2001 semesters, the University of Florida Levin College of Law Conservation Clinic worked with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks, Bureau of Parks District 2, to create the Citizen Support Organization Corporate Governance Manual. Citizen Support Organizations are statutory non-profit corporate entities which work […]

Dynamic Habitat Accommodation: The Policy Framework for Migrating Shorelines

Workshop Agenda Morning PowerPoint Presenation Afternoon PowerPoint Presentation White Paper on Dynamic Turtle Nesting Habitat Accommodation in Florida Appendices to the White Paper on Dynamic Turtle Nesting Habitat Accommodation in Florida

El Sendero Osa: Establishing a Mixed Tenure Regional Trail System on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

The complex of protected areas and contiguous forest on Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula represents the last remaining moist tropical forest on Central America’s Pacific Coast. Biogeographically, the Osa forests demonstrate a strong affinity to the Colombian Choco on the South American continent, and represent the northernmost expression of that ecosystem. Globally, the Osa is considered […]

Florida Local Government Land Acquisition Programs

A survey of local programs Nicole C. Kibert, M.S. Candidate, Interdisciplinary Ecology, UF Thomas T. Ankersen, Director, Conservation Clinic, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, University of Florida Spring 2000 Local government land acquisition programs have become an increasingly important conservation tool throughout the United States. In Florida, there are 21 active programs using a […]

IT INNA DI LAW: A Citizen’s Guide to Environmental Law in Jamaica

Akilah Anderson, Attorney, Jamaica Environmental Trust Jennifer Hatfield, JD. Candidate, University of Florida Levin College of Law The UF/UCR Joint Program in Environmental Law has benefited from the participation of Jamaican attorneys and law students for a number of years. In the 2004 Program Akilah Anderson, an attorney with the Jamaica Environmental Trust, and Jennifer […]

Legal Protection for Florida Springs

In the Fall of 2003 and the Spring of 2004 JD students Matthew Brewer, Matt Clark and Christine Francescani, and Interdisciplinary Ecology PhD student Jason Evans worked with the Silver Springs Working Group and the Florida Department of Community Affairs through a subcontract with Lane Kendig, Inc. on several measures designed to enhance the level […]

The Withlacoochee River Watershed

The Withlacoochee River flows in a northwesterly direction for 157 miles from the Green Swamp in Central Florida to the Gulf of Mexico near Yankeetown Florida. The River, its tributaries and its hydrologically connected lakes and wetlands are sometimes referred to as the Withlacoochee Riverine and Lakes System. The Withlacoochee River’s surficial watershed drains approximately […]

The St. Marys River Watershed

The Clinic has been working with the St. Marys River Management Committee, a quasi-governmental advisory board which represents each of the four counties as well as major stakeholders in the basin. The headwaters of the St. Marys River originate in the Okeefeenokee National Wildlife Refuge and for much of its course its centerline forms the […]

Past Law & Policy in the Americas Conferences

2014: 15TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON LEGAL & POLICY ISSUES IN THE AMERICAS April 28, 2014 Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia April 30, 2014 Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta, Colombia Click here for more information 2013: 14th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas May 13 – 14, 2013 University of Florida Levin […]