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Recognizing Nature's Value: The Environment Does Not Work for Free

26 Feb 2021

Recognizing Nature's Value: The Environment Does Not Work for Free

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Virtual

The Vermont Law School chapter of Jurist would like to invite you to our first-ever chapter event, a webinar title Recognizing Nature's Value: The Environment Does Not Work for Free, on Friday, February 26 from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m. EST.

The webinar will focus on the innovative concept of payment for ecosystem services (PES), which aims to compensate farmers as environmental stewards who protect natural resources on their land. The webinar will feature five speakers who will share their unique expertise on PES.

Speakers:

Sophia Kruszewski JD'13, Clinic Director, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at VLS

Christopher Pearson, State Senator and co-founder of the Climate Solutions Caucus in Vermont

Paul Dolton, Farmer, represents the organization of the Vermont PES Working group, Chair of the Connecticut River Watershed Farmers Alliance

Jennifer Byrne MELP'19, District Manager, White River Natural Resources Conservation District

Kai Chan, Professor, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at The University of British Columbia, Member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Lead Author of the IPBES Global Assessment, and Lead Editor for the journal People and Nature

We hope that you will join us. Please register here to attend.

Questions? Concerns? Contact Alina Rizvi at alinarizvi@vermontlaw.edu