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Environment & Natural Resources Law Section

The Environment & Natural Resources Law Section of the Idaho State Bar promotes the education, training, and networking of attorneys practicing in the environmental law area. The section meets at 12:00 p.m. noon (MT) on the fourth Wednesday of the month, September through May at Perkins Coie in downtown Boise. The section also sponsors the Annual Environmental Law Seminar in late January.

Upcoming Meetings & Material

Next Meeting: Agenda | Materials

To receive credit for the Section Meeting’s CLE, click here.

Past Meetings
Past CLE Materials

October 27, 2021

Brad Andrews – ENR Ethics Q/A

May 27, 2015
Rep. Illana Rubel – 2015 Legislative Session in Review: Environment and Natural Resources

March 26, 2014
Prof. Jerry Long – Teton Creek Restoration

November 14, 2013
Mark Cecchini Beaver, JD, MS – The Columbia River Treaty Past, Present, and Future

March 27, 2013
David J. Beardall – Unintentional Overprotection of GM Plant Intellectual Property

February 27, 2013
Greg Friend – Wind Energy 101 (with some Solar Flair)

November 28, 2012
Don Smurthwaite – Through the Haze: Twelve Basic Questions and Answers about Wildfire

October 24, 2012
Sheryl Musgrove – Sustainability & the Law

September 26, 2012
Nicholas Peak – Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs): CWA Authorities and Revisions to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) CAFO Rule

June 27, 2012
Kelsey J. Nunez – Greening Your CC&Rs

May 23, 2012
Elizabeth M. Donick – Recent Urban Agriculture Revisions to the Boise City Code & Local Food Musings

October 26, 2011
Eric Christensen – BPA’s Environmental Redispatch – The Wind Hits The Fan

May 27, 2009
Senator Kate Kelly – 2009 Legislative Session Wrap-up

March 18, 2009
Stimulating Idaho’s Infrastructure: The 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s Effect on Idaho’s State Revolving Funds

January 14, 2009
Garrick Baxter – The Coeur d’Alene Spokane River Basin Adjudication

September 17, 2008
Robert Wilkosz – State of Idaho’s Carbon Footprint Inventory -What Path is Idaho On

May 28, 2008
Senator Kate Kelly – 2008 Legislative Session Wrap-up

Section Sponsored Issues of The Advocate
  • January 2019
  • June/July 2016
  • May 2015
  • March/April 2013
  • May 2009
  • June/July 2007
  • August 2005
  • August 2004
  • February 2003
  • March 2001
  • October 1999
Section Sponsored CLE Courses On-Demand

The following courses were sponsored by the Environment & Natural Resources Law Section. They are available to watch on-demand (self-study) with 24/7 availability so you can easily view programs whenever and wherever it is convenient. Click on the course title to see the description of the course and the cost.

Section Membership

If you are interested in joining the Environment & Natural Resources Law Section, please register using the Section Registration Form.

Membership dues are as follows:

Standard Membership Dues – $35
Attorneys Admitted to ISB Less Than 5 Years – $15
Law Students – $10

To view the section’s by-laws, select: Environment & Natural Resources Law Section By-Laws.

Section Officers


The Environment & Natural Resources Law Section of the Idaho State Bar presents information on this website as a service to our members and others who provide legal services to or are interested in the fields of environmental and natural resources law. Our goal is to provide information, education, and networking in this complex and wide-ranging area of the law.

While we strive to be accurate and timely and therefore hope to be a valuable resource to users of this site, nothing contained herein should be construed as legal advice and we make no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or the other sites to which we link.

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