We are pleased to share with all of you the presentations of our speakers from the June 5th Sustaining the New West Conference. Please cite these sources appropriately if you use any of the information in your work. To view the PDFs, scroll over the image and click the arrows to navigate the pages of each speaker’s presentation.

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Big Sky or Big Sprawl? Regional Growth Trends and Their Impacts-Dr. Dave Theobald, Conservation Science Partners

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An Alternative Vision::

Restoring Reverence for Our Homeland- Josiah Black Eagle Pinkham, Nez Perce Nation

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Creating Sustainable and Equitable Communities- Cindy Riegel, Teton County ID Commission

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Stewarding Healthy Working Landscapes- Denny Iverson, Iverson Ranch and the Blackfoot Challenge

*Please contact Denny directly for a copy of his notes for his presentation*

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Conserving the Ecological Integrity of Wildlands- Dr. Aerin Jacob, Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

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Guideposts for the Future::

Affordable Housing to Living with Wildlife: Sustainability in a Mountain Town- John Borrowman, Mayor of Canmore, Alberta

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Drought Contingency Planning in the Colorado River Basin: Thinking Outside the Box- Lain Leoniak, Colorado Department of Law

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The Amskapi Pikuni (Blackfeet) Approach to Agriculture, Climate Change, and Conservation-Loren Bird Rattler, Blackfeet Nation Agricultural Resource Management Plan Team

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Planning for Sustainability on a Regional Scale- Devin Middlebrook, Tahoe Basin Regional Planning Agency

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Keeping Oregon Livable and Lovable: The Oregon Planning Experience- Robert Liberty, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University