State Bar of Texas Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section

Trees For Houston

Carroll Academy, located in the Aldine area of Houston, desperately needed trees to shade their campus after losing them to the recent drought. On Sunday, November 4, Trees For Houston partnered with the State Bar of Texas Environment and Natural Resources Law Section to plant 20, 15-gallon trees. Community volunteers with Xerox participated in the planting activity as well. Their efforts guaranteed a vital environmental improvement to the area where children walk, ride their bikes and play. After the worst drought in state history, it is more important than ever to replant Houston’s canopy. Our city has lost hundreds of thousands of trees, and Trees For Houston is currently focused on conservation and drought remediation projects.
 
For More Information logon to:
http://treesforhouston.org/
Phone: 713.840.8733



TELJ Announces Recipient of Jimmy Alan Hall Student Note Award


Jimmy Alan Hall congratulates award winner Ashleigh Acevedo as current EIC Lyn Clancy applauds.

ENRLS Chair, Jean Flores, and Jimmy Alan Hall, enjoy the annual TELJ banquet.
On April 9, 2015, representatives from our Section participated in the annual banquet of the Texas Environmental Law Journal (TELJ) students from the University of Texas School of Law. Since 2012, TELJ has presented a Student Note Award created by the ENRLS in honor of past Editor-In-Chief, Jimmy Alan Hall. Current Editor-In-Chief, Lyn Clancy announced that the recipient of the Jimmy Allan Hall Student Note Award is Ms. Ashleigh Acevedo. Ms. Acevado, a third year law student, also served as the student Editor-In-Chief of the TELJ during the past year. Ms. Acevado's name will be added to a plaque at the UT Law School.



ENRLS Announces Winners of Buck Wynne Scholarships
The Section awards the Buck J. Wynne Memorial scholarship at each of the State's law schools for the high grading student in introductory environmental law classes. The scholarship award is $1,000. The Committee coordinates the scholarship program with the law schools.


Marcy Allen
Baylor University
School of Law



Anthony Lucisano
Baylor University
School of Law



Elizabeth Resendez
St. Mary's University 
School of Law



Brittany Smolik
South Texas
College of Law



Jaclyn Kalinoski
S.Methodist University
School of Law



Brett Miller
Texas A&M University
School of Law



Rachel Stuteville
Texas Tech University
School of Law



Ignacia Mendoza
Thurgood Marshall
School of Law



Virdiana Darby
University of Houston
Law Center



Katherine Leuschel
University of Texas
School of Law


27th Annual Texas Environmental Superconference
 
The Texas Environmental Superconference, Texas' premier environmental law event, was held at the Austin Four Seasons on August 6 & 7th. As always, the conference was sold out. With the theme of clichés, the audience was treated to a surprise appearance by Sonny and Cher.
 
 
 

Superconference Speakers, Moderators, and Planning Committee Members:

View Photos taken during the Environmental Superconference and download them under the "More" button at the top of the screen. 

As a bonus feature, the video of the very special performance of "Clichés, We've Got Clichés" by Sonny and Cher is available online.

But wait, there's more! The marathon horse skit also is found at this link.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
If you have information that could lead to the publication of great journal content, please contact: Lyn Clancy, Editor-in-Chief, at lynclancytx@gmail.com.


New ENRLS Member Benefit: View Interviews With Texas Judges


The Section is pleased to present From the Bench: Judicial Perspectives on Environmental/Administrative Cases, a series of insightful, practice-oriented judicial interviews conducted by Ron Beal, Baylor Law School Professor Beal and Author, Texas Administrative Practice and Procedure. These videos are available for ENRLS Members to view online at no charge. CLE credit is available for a nominal fee. Members click here>>

Nonmembers may view these videos and receive CLE credit, or become a member to view the videos at no charge. Nonmembers, click here for more information>>


Become a Texas Green Star Certified Law Firm!



Certify your law office under the State Bar of Texas Green Star Program. This program is designed to challenge Texas law offices to become better environmental and energy stewards by participating in the ABA-EPA Law Office Climate Challenge. Learn more and apply for certification >>
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