The Fate of Our Public Lands

The West’s public lands face several major challenges: an extremist push for local control, a changing climate, and the potential loss of support from an increasingly diverse population.

What role will these issues play in the future of our public lands? Join High Country News’ writers and editors for a lively discussion on the fate of the West’s wide-open spaces.

Panelists include:

  • Brian Calvert, HCN Managing Editor
  • Elizabeth Shogren, HCN D.C. Correspondent 
  • Tay Wiles, HCN Correspondent
  • Paul Larmer, HCN Publisher

David Brower Center, Goldman Theater

2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

Saturday, Sept. 24th
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Panel discussion and Q&A

Reception following (until 9 p.m.)

Advanced tickets: $25 (purchase online here)
At the door: $30

Student tickets: $15 (purchase online here)

 All tickets include food and drink during reception

If you have additional questions, feel free to contact our office directly: 970-527-4898 or email: .
Hope to see you there! If you can't attend in person, please watch a livestream of the event on our Facebook page.

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