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2016 GWC Distinguished Lecture

In Love with the Wild: Thoughts about Public Lands in the 21st Century. Bill Hedden, Executive Director, Grand Canyon Trust Bill Hedden is the Executive Director of the Grand Canyon Trust. Under his leadership, the Trust has helped clean up emissions from the regionís coal fired power plants and remove radioactive wastes from the bank of the Colorado River. Hedden developed a leading program for reducing grazing damage on public lands, including purchasing two ranches covering 850,000 acres on the Grand Canyonís North Rim. The organization has led in developing ecologically sensible forest restoration programs and is partnering with Colorado Plateau tribes to win designation of the first-ever Native American national monument at the Bears Ears in southeast Utah. Hedden has a B.A. and Ph.D. in biology from Harvard University. This event is free and open to the public, but you must be registered to attend. Registration available at:

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Sponsored By Colorado Natural Resource, Energy, and Environmental Law Review
Speakers Bill Hedden Executive Director, Grand Canyon Trust