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Lynn Scarlett: Managing Public Lands in a Changing Climate

November 3, 2011 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm


Lynn Scarlett, Co-Director, Center for Management of Ecological Wealth and Former Deputy Secretary, Department of the Interior

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Sutherland Moot Courtroom

(Reception 5:00-5:30pm)
S.J. Quinney College of Law
1 hour CLE, email communications@law.utah.edu

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Lynn Scarlett, former Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the Co-Director for the Center for Management of Ecological Wealth and a Visiting Scholar at Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C. and an environmental advisor working on climate change adaptation, ecosystem services, water, landscape-scale conservation, and science and decision making. In 2009, she served as a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer on climate change at the University of California Bren School of Environmental Science and Management. She is Adjunct Professor of Environmental Policy at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Public Policy. She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. From 2005 to January 2009, she served as Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of the Interior, a post she took on after 4 years as the Department’s Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget. She served as Acting Secretary of the Department for two months in 2006.  Ms. Scarlett chaired the Department’s Climate Change Task Force and served on the national Commission on Climate and Tropical Forests. Ms. Scarlett is author of numerous publications on incentive-based environmental policies. Her recent publications include “Green, Clean, and Dollar Smart,” on urban greening, published in February 2010 by the Environmental Defense Fund and “Climate change effects: the intersection of science, policy, and resource management in the USA,” in the Journal of the North American Benthological Society (June 2010).


November 3, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
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S. J. Quinney College of Law
383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States


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