Natural Resources

Fall 2011 Natural Resources Law Class at UB

Syllabus August 30, 2011

Natural Resources Fall 2011 Syllabus

Class # / Date

Topic

Reading Assignment

Bloggers

Class #1: 09/07/11 Introduction

  • What are Natural Resources?
  • Conservation/Trust Concepts
10-27
Class #2: 09/12/11 Federal Lands 43-60 Rick AhrensColin Fitzgerald

Mike Leafe

Vera Neroni

Jared Vega

Class #3: 09/14/11
  • Disposition of Federal Lands
66-83
Class #4: 09/19/11
  • Retention and Management
83-100 Adam BarthPatrick Gooch

Adam Lynch

Brett Podkanowicz

Andrew Wagner

Class #5: 09/21/11 Federal Agencies 177-196handout
Class #6: 09/26/11 Judicial Review

  • Standing
196-221 Clay BartlettAdam Hayes

Letecia Whetstone

Class #7: 09/28/11 Judicial Rview Con’t.

  • Ripeness
  • Exhaustion
221-230
Class #8: 10/03/11 Federal Land Use Planning

  • NEPA
122-127127-133 (skim)

133-156

Lee BenderDavid Haylett

Brendan McGrath

Justin Schifano

Class #9: 10/05/11 NEPA Con’t. 156-177
10/07/11 by 4pm Assignment #1 to lkelly@buffalo.edu    
Class #10: 10/10/11 Forests 281-285288-308 (skim)

308-321

Chelsea HeinzSteve Mclinden

Neasa Seneca

Class #11: 10/12/11 Forests Con’t. 321-344
Class #12: 10/17/11 Monuments /Parks

  • Antiquities Act
500-534 Jack ConnorsMatt Hoffman

Justine Miller

Sara Smaila

Class #13: 10/19/11 Wilderness 534-570
Class #14: 10/24/11 Wildlife 730-764 Kristen CushmanAmanda Hunter-Rassi

Reg Miller

Gretchen Sullivan

Class #15: 10/26/11 Endangered Species Act

  • Listing (§ 4)
  • Jeopardy, Consultation and Adverse Modification (§ 7)

 

764-772 (skim)773-777

793-801 (skim)

802-819

Class #16: 10/31/11
  • Take
819-840 Galena DubaArthur James

Nick Minderler

Chris Szcygiel

Class #17: 11/02/11 The Public Trust Doctrine

  • The Scope of the Trust
  • Trust Purposes
617-648
Class #18: 11/07/11 The Public Trust Doctrine Con’t

  • Trust Purposes
  • PTD on Dry Land
648-678 Matt DuboisChi Yeon Kim

Tim Moriarty

Josh Tallent

Class #19: 11/09/11 Water

  • Riparianism
  • Prior Appropriation
  • Regulated Riparianism
843-845847-867

874-883

11/11/11 by 4pm Assignment #2 to lkelly@buffalo.edu    
Class #20: 11/14/11 Water Con’t

  • Groundwater
  • Federal Reserved Rights
  • Great Lakes Compact
883-902929-934 Ben FentrissJustin Kloss

Malcolm Murray

Kyle Taylor

Class #21: 11/16/11 Minerals

  • Hard Rock Mining
400-433
Class #22: 11/21/11 Minerals Con’t

  • Energy-Producing Minerals
446-469 Nick FisherJoyce Lancen

Nick Narchus

Amy Tornambe

Class #23: 11/28/11 Energy 472-495
Class #24: 11/30/11 Last Class (Catch Up!)
12/05/11 by 4pm Assignment #3 to lkelly@buffalo.edu
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One Response to “Syllabus”

  1. I edited the syllabus to remove Wetlands (that will now be covered in the other environmental law class). Instead we will be talking about the Public Trust Doctrine. Not sure why all my pretty colors disappeared…


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