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The Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite® is nationally recognized as the largest and most prestigious gathering in California of leaders in environmental, land use, and natural resources law. We hope you will join us and many of our nation’s top environmental officials, lawyers, and other professionals for four days of legal education and collegiality in Yosemite!  


Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

1122 Highway 41
Fish Camp, California
93623

Each registrant is responsible for their own hotel reservations. A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Tenaya Lodge starting at $239, single/double occupancy per night, plus tax and resort fee of $10.00 per room, per day. The lodge is currently sold out, but check back periodically to see if any cancellations have been made. Reservations can be made online here.

OTHER NEARBY HOTELS

CLA is not affiliated nor offering any discounted rates for the following hotels.

Thank You To Our Planning Committee

Jessi Fierro, San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District
Mary Akens, Sierra Nevada Conservancy

Miles Hogan, City of Ventura
Samir Abdelnour, Hanson Bridgett LLP



AGENDA AT A GLANCE

Thursday, October 13, 2022

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Registration
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Environmental Law Section Executive Committee Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Opening Night Reception (RSVP Requested)
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Law Student & First-Time Attendee Reception Followed By S’mores and Brown Beverage Afterparty

Friday, October 14, 2022

7:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Registration
7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
Early Morning Coffee
7:20 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.
Continental Breakfast (RSVP Requested)
7:50 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Land Acknowledgment
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Session 1: Federal Action on Environmental Justice: A Conversation with EPA’s Martha Guzman
9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Session 2 – 5 (Concurrent Sessions)
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session 6 – 9 (Concurrent Sessions)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (times vary)
Friday Afternoon Led by Environmental Law Section Members (Sign-Up information will be sent to all registered attendees prior to the Conference.
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Cubs’ Show (films appropriate for children)

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wild & Scenic Film Festival Bears’ Show (films may include adult language)

Saturday, October 15, 2022

7:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Registration
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Early Morning Coffee
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast (RSVP Requested)
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Session 10: Saturday General Session: Clean Water Act at 50
9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Session 11 – 14 (Concurrent Sessions)
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session 15 – 18 (Concurrent Sessions)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (times vary)
Saturday Afternoon Outdoor Presentations (Sign-Up information will be sent to all registered attendees prior to the Conference.)
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Fireside Chat with Jan Chatten-Brown, Recipient of the 2022 Environmental Law Section Lifetime Achievement Award
6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday Evening Reception (RSVP Requested)
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Dinner Program – Ticketed Event
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Dessert Party (RSVP Requested)

Sunday, October 16, 2022

7:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Registration
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Early Morning Coffee
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast (RSVP Requested)
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Session 19: Sunday General Session: Lawyering to Make a Difference
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Book Signing with Dinner Speaker Dr. Valerie Trouet
9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Session 20 – 23 (Concurrent Sessions)
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session 24 – 27 (Concurrent Sessions)


THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 CONFERENCE SPONSORS


  • Ascent Environmental Inc.
  • Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp, LLP
  • Best Best & Krieger Attorneys at Law 
  • Bick Law LLP 
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck 
  • Burke, Williams & Sorensen LLP
  • Downey Brand LLP
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Clean Vapor, LLC 
  • Edgcomb Law Group, LLP
  • EEC Environmental
  • GSI Environmental Inc.
  • Greenberg Glusker LLP
  • Group Delta Consultants
  • Haley & Aldrich, Inc.
  • Hanson Bridgett
  • Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP
  • Holland & Knight West Coast Land Use & Environmental
  • Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
  • Langan
  • Law Office of Jennifer Novak
  • Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl
  • Mintz & ML Strategies
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
  • PC Law Group
  • Ramboll
  • Remy Moose Manley
  • Roux, Inc.
  • SCS Engineers
  • Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP
  • Silicon Valley Law Group
  • SLR International
  • Sohagi Law Group
  • Soluri Meserve
  • Terra-Petra
  • Terraphase Engineering
  • The Sawyer Families
  • Wactor Environmental Law Group, P.C.
  • Wick Environmental Law PC

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COVID-19 POLICY

Every attendee must also affirm their commitment to comply with the in-person meeting guidelines and accept the following affirmations during the registration or RSVP process:

  • By registering for and attending the meeting or any event related to the meeting, I affirm that I have read and will comply with CDC guidance related to hand sanitation, social distancing, and use of face coverings for my vaccination status. I affirm that I will follow any more stringent state, local, or venue requirements regarding hand sanitation, distancing, or face coverings in place at the location of the meeting at the time of the meeting.
  • I will also follow all travel restrictions in place at the location of the meeting and my point of origin at the time of the meeting.
  • I will not attend the meeting if I have tested positive for COVID-19, am experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19. If at any time I begin to experience symptoms of COVID-19, or am in contact with someone experiencing symptoms, I will immediately leave the meeting and inform CLA.

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