Mackinnon to Speak on Wyoming Water Law
March 3, 2004
(Torrington, WY) Anne MacKinnon, consultant and professor at the University of Wyoming's School of Environment and Natural Resources, will speak on the evolution of Wyoming water law on March 25th, 2004 at the Eastern Wyoming College's Tebbet building, room 131-132. Her program which is funded by the Wyoming Council for the Humanities and sponsored locally by EWC is free and open to the public. It will begin at 7:00 p.m.
The program will address the origins and the key forces that have shaped Wyoming water law, from the creek banks to the courthouses. It will include audience participation by asking for examples which illustrate or refute MacKinnon's ideas.
MacKinnon is a journalist trained as a lawyer. She has been a natural resources reporter and then editor-in-chief for the Casper Star Tribune. Currently, she organizes law and policy courses on natural resources in field locations around the state.
This program is offered by the 2004 Wyoming Council for the Humanities Speakers Bureau designed to address local and state agricultural issues to accompany the Smithsonian exhibit Barn Again! which the Council has brought to Wyoming communities this year. The Council offers humanities programs to nonprofit organizations across the state. It is funded by private contributions and by the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, call (307) 721-9246 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.