Who speaks for the trees? The possible futures of conservation

18 August 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the public conservation estate, native species, the Department of Conservation and environmental law.

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In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, Who speaks for the trees? The possible futures of conservation, University of Canterbury law academic David Round considers the choices ahead for the public conservation estate, native species, the Department of Conservation and environmental law itself in an age of increasingly desperate resource exploitation, environmental degradation and international uncertainty.

A barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand, David Round lectures in Environmental Law and in Jurisprudence at the University of Canterbury’s School of Law.

A keen tramper, he is a former national president of Federated Mountain Clubs and former member of the Canterbury/ Aoraki Conservation Board. He is currently a trustee of the Maurice White Conservation Trust and the Canterbury Te Araroa Trust.

UC Connect public lecture: Who speaks for the trees?  The possible futures of conservation, law lecturer David Round, UC School of Law, 7pm – 8pm, Tuesday 22 August at the University of Canterbury.

Register to attend at: www.canterbury.ac.nz/ucconnect

Watch previous UC public lectures via our YouTube channel.

For further information please contact:

Margaret Agnew, Senior External Relations Advisor, University of Canterbury
Phone: +64 3 369 3631 | Mobile: +64 275 030 168margaret.agnew@canterbury.ac.nz
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