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Past Lectures


  • The U.S. Farm Bill: What’s at Stake?

    Michael Pollan, Karen Ross, Ken Cook, Ken Hecht, Gordon Rausser (moderator), Spring 2012
    Video
  • Global and Local: Dispatches from the Climate Fight

    Bill McKibben, 2011
    Video
  • Water: Our Thirsty World

    Chris Johns, 2010
    Video
  • Can business be the solution and not the problem?

    Sally Jewell, 2009
    Video
  • Shared Places, Shared Purpose: Connecting Communities Through Conservation

    Greg Moore, 2009
  • Judging Forestry: Courts, the Constitution, Competence and Conservation

    Marc L. Kesselman, 2007
  • From the Farm to the Front Office: Sustainability with a Sense of Place

    Governor James Geringer, 2007
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  • In the Spirit of Earth Day: Connecting People to the Land

    Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth, 2006
  • Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature

    Janine Benyus, 2006
  • National Forest Management: Great Issues and Great Diversions

    Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth, 2003
  • The BIG TEN Public Land Conservation Challenges For a New Century: Where do we go from here?

    Mike Dombeck, 2001
    Transcript
  • Common Ground in the New Millennium

    Carl Pope, 2000
    Transcript
  • Private Property Rights and Sustainable Rangeland Use

    Thadis W. Box, 1995
    Transcript
  • Of Fates, Forests and Futures: Myths, Epistemes, and Policy in Tropical Conservation

    Susanna Hecht, 1993
    Transcript
  • Forest Management Approaches on the Public's Lands: Turmoil and Transition

    Jack Ward Thomas, 1992
    Transcript
  • Peace Will Give Us a Chance

    Anne H. Ehrlich and Paul R. Ehrlich, 1991
    Transcript
  • California Wildland Conservation: Unities and Conflicts

    Henry J. Vaux, 1989
    Transcript
  • Saving San Francisco Bay: Past, Present, and Future

    Esther Gulick, Catherine Kerr, and Sylvia McLaughlin, 1988
    Transcript
  • Achieving Agreement on Natural Resource Use

    Marion Clawson, 1987
    Transcript
  • Tackling Mass Extinction of Species: A Great Creative Challenge

    Norman Myers, 1986
    Transcript
  • Pollutants in the Air and Acids in the Rain: Influences on our Natural Environment and a Challenge for Every Industrial Society

    Ellis B. Cowling, 1985
    Transcript
  • The Twentieth Anniversary of the Wilderness Act: Still in Pursuit of the Promised Land

    Michael Frome, 1984
    Transcript
  • Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: The Politics and Ethics of the Solar Age

    Hazel Henderson, 1982
    Transcript
  • Conservation and National Security

    David Brower, 1981
    Transcript
  • Wildlife: The Real Test of Environmental Quality

    Thomas L. Kimball, 1981
    Transcript
  • The Outlook for the National Forests

    John R. McGuire, 1981
    Transcript
  • The Conservation Challenge of the Eighties

    Robert Cahn, 1980
    Transcript
  • The Utilization of Land in Developing Economies

    Kenneth F.S. King, 1979
    Transcript
  • Recreation Policy on the Federal Lands

    Joseph L. Sax, 1978
    Transcript
  • The Threatened World of Nature

    Raymond F. Dasmann, 1976
    Transcript
  • The Role of the artist in Conservation

    Ansel Adams, 1975
    Transcript
  • The Global Role of National Parks for the World of Tomorrow

    Kai Curry-Lindahl, 1974
    Transcript
  • Ecology and Social Action

    Barry Commoner, 1973
    Transcript
  • Geologic Base Line for Conservation Philosophy

    William T. Pecora, 1972
    Transcript
  • Conservation as Research, Policy, and Action

    Joseph L. Fisher, 1971
    Transcript
  • The Genius of the Place

    Rene Dubos, 1970
    Transcript
  • Multiply and Subdue the Earth

    Ian McHarg, 1969
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  • Wilderness-Concept, Function, and Management

    Ian McTaggart Cowan, 1968
    Transcript
  • The Role of Foundations & Universities in Conservation

    Russel E. Train, 1967.
    Transcript
  • Wilderness Management

    Stephen H. Spurr, 1966
    Transcript
  • Patterns for Action: Water and Recreation Resources

    Harold G. Wilm, 1965
    Transcript
  • Conservation and the Next Renaissance

    E. Max Nicholson, 1964
    Transcript
  • The Conservation Challenge of the Sixties

    Stewart L. Udall, 1963.
    Transcript
  • The Human Environment

    Marston Bates, 1962
    Transcript
  • Great American Conservationists

    Horace M. Albright, 1961
    Transcript