Are people best served by keeping public lands in federal hands? That and other questions will be aired at the University of Colorado School of Law conference, Challenging Federal Ownership and Management: Public Lands and Public Benefits, to be held Oct. 11-13. Registration is $425 before Oct. 3 and $475 thereafter. Contact the Natural Resources Law Center, Campus Box 401, Boulder CO 80309-0401 (303/492-1288).