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Endangered Species Act

April 25 & 26, 2013 -- Honolulu, HI

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Endangered Species Act

Overview



Order today and get 50% off downloadable products or 25% off printed homestudies.
Downloadable content must be viewed by April 25, 2014.

Prices currently listed on the website reflect the discount.

In our first Endangered Species Act conference to be held in Honolulu, ESA practitioners and agency officials will provide the latest and most important information you’ll need to understand and comply with the ESA.

This conference will help attorneys, businesses and government staff to understand the objectives of the ESA, its complexities, and its potential impacts. It will also provide practical insights and an opportunity to network with experts and colleagues.

Join our Program Co-Chairs, Lisa A. Bail of Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, and Frederick W. Tucher of the NOAA Office of General Counsel, along with the outstanding faculty they have assembled.

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Check the credits section for homestudy credits available for the On Demand.
This seminar must be downloaded and viewed before it expires on April 25, 2014.
For questions call 800-574-4852 or email to info@theseminargroup.net


Credits: See the credit section for full information
CA CLE - 9.75 General CLE Credits
WA MCLE - 9.75 Hours of Self-Study Credit

Who Should Attend:
Attorneys/Legal Staff
Government Regulators
Consultants and Engineers
Developers and Land Owners
Tribal Officials
Conservationists
Environmental Representatives
Those Involved in the Complex Procedures Governing the Endangered Species Act







Agenda

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Thursday, Apr. 25, 2013
9:00Introduction and Overview
Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel
Section Chief, Pacific Islands Section
NOAA Office of General Counsel
9:10Opening Ceremonial Chant
Regional Assets Mgr.,
Natural/Cultural Resources Unit, Land Assets Div.
Kamehameha Schools
9:15The Federal and State Endangered Species Act (ESA): Overview of Policies and Practical Application
Similarities and Differences between the Federal and State Act; The Listing Process; Recovery Plan Process; Takings
Deputy Atty. Gen., Land-Transp. Div.
Office of the Attorney General, State of Hawaii
Section Chief, Pacific Islands Section
NOAA Office of General Counsel
10:00Break
10:15Litigation Update
Case Law Update
Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel
11:15An Overview of Hawaiian Endangered Species
ESA Listing and Consultation; Hawaiian Endangered Species and Ecosystems; Species Ecosystem Protection; Strategies for Saving Hawaiian Species and Ecosystems; Distinct Population Designation; Case Studies
Asst. Prof., Dept. of Geography & Environmental Sciences
University of Hawaii, Hilo
12:15Lunch (on your own)
1:30Operating Agencies and Regulators Panel: Protecting Species on State and Federal Land; Recovery Planning; Avoiding Jeopardy; the Hawaii Endangered Species Recovery Committee
• U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Deputy Field Supervisor,
Programmatic Div., Pacific Islands Office, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
• Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources
Maui District Mgr.
Department of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii
• U.S. Navy, Environmental Division
Regional Environmental Counsel
U.S. Navy Region Hawaii, Joint Base Pearl Harbor
3:15Break
4:15Administrative Process
Habitat Conservation Plans; Consultation
Conservation Initiatives Coordinator
Div. of Forestry & Wildlife, Dept. of Land & Natural Resources, State of Hawaii
Deputy Field Supervisor,
Programmatic Div., Pacific Islands Office, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
5:00Adjourn
Friday, Apr. 26, 2013
9:00Introduction and Overview
Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel
Section Chief, Pacific Islands Section
NOAA Office of General Counsel
9:10Environmental Perspective
The Role of Protecting Species and the Ecosystem; Economic Reasons for Saving Species; Strategies; Civil Suits; Citizen Suits
Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP
10:00Break
10:15Economic Impact on Business, Landowners and Government
Land Use Research Foundation
Deputy Section Chief, Pacific Islands Section
NOAA Office of General Counsel
11:30Special Presentation: The Endangered Species Act – Challenges for the Coming Decade
Climate Change; Orphaned Threats; “Triage” for Difficult Species
Field Supervisor, Pacific Islands Ofc.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
12:15Lunch (on your own)
1:30Climate Forcing in Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Leader, Marine Turtle Assessment Program
NOAA Fisheries
2:15Break
2:30Managing Interactions between Commercial Fisheries and Marine Mammals – Perspectives from the Commercial Longline Industry and Federal Regulators
State vs. Federal Regulation – Jurisdictional Questions; Economics vs. Resource Conservation; Implementation on Private Property
Stoel Rives LLP
Asst. Reg. Admin.,
Protected Resources Div., Pacific Islands Reg. Ofc.
NOAA
3:30Native Hawaiian Perspective
ESA and Hawaiian Culture; Recent Hunting Conflicts; Native Hawaiians Protecting Hawaiian Species
Regional Assets Mgr.,
Natural/Cultural Resources Unit, Land Assets Div.
Kamehameha Schools
4:30Adjourn






Faculty

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Lisa A. Bail, Program Co-Chair, a partner with Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, concentrates on environmental law, land use and commercial litigation. She has assisted clients with understanding implications of Critical Habitat Designations and submitting comments to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service regarding same. She is a contributing editor of the Hawaii Environmental Law Handbook.

Frederick W. Tucher, Program Co-Chair, is the Section Chief, Pacific Islands Section, NOAA Office of General Counsel. His practice focuses on administrative law, environmental law, resource management law, and civil litigation. Prior to joining NOAA in 2008, he served 25 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, and retired at the grade of Captain.

David Z. Arakawa has served as Executive Director of the Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, and a Manager with the Leeward Oahu Transportation Management Association, since 2007. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President with Hawaiian Airlines and prior to that, he was Corporation Counsel with the City and County of Honolulu for eight years.

Linda L.W. Chow is a Deputy Attorney General in the Land-Transportation Division, Attorney General’s Office, State of Hawaii. Her primary clients are the Department of Land and Natural Resources, the Commission on Water Resource Management and the Public Land Development Corporation.

Scott Fretz, PhD, is the Maui District Manager, Division of Forestry & Wildlife, Department of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii. He has worked with endangered species and Hawaiian ecosystems for more than 20 years, also having served with the DLNR as the Forest Bird Recovery Coordinator and Wildlife Program Manager.

Rebecca M.K. Hommon, Regional Environmental Counsel, is an environmental law and policy advisor to the Commander, U.S. Navy Region Hawaii, Joint Base Pearl Harbor. She provides environmental compliance and planning advice to U.S. Navy officers in Hawaii and the mid-Pacific, and is also is a recreational writer, amateur naturalist and inter-island sailor.

Loyal A. Mehrhoff, PhD, is the Field Supervisor, Pacific Islands Office, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. He started his Fish and Wildlife Service career 20 years ago, has worked on the Northwest Forest Plan in the Pacific Northwest, and was the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey's Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center in Hawaii.

Elena Onaga is the Deputy Section Chief, Pacific Islands Section, NOAA Office of General Counsel. Previously, she served as a civilian attorney specializing in environmental law for the Army where she provided advice on environmental and administrative law matters arising under the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, etc.

Jonathan Price, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Hawaii at Hilo. He has done research in Hawaii for over ten years, focusing on mapping the distributions of species and communities. He utilizes GIS to identify biodiversity hotspots for native bird and plant species.

Lasha-Lynn H. Salbosa is the Conservation Initiatives Coordinator with the Division of Forestry & Wildlife, Department of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii. Her responsibilities include coordination and management of habitat conservation plans and safe harbor agreements, pursuant to the State's endangered species statutes.

Ryan P. Steen is a partner in the Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources practice group of Stoel Rives LLP. He focuses his practice on environmental, natural resources, fisheries, and wildlife law.

Lisa Van Atta is the Assistant Regional Administrator for the Protected Resources Division of NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), where her work focuses on implementation of the U. S. Endangered Species Act and Marine Mammal Protection Act throughout the Pacific Islands Region.

Kyle S. Van Houtan, PhD, is the Leader of the Marine Turtle Assessment Program with NOAA Fisheries and an adjunct researcher at Duke University. His research and teaching addresses the problem of extinction and combines field ecology, quantitative modeling, ethics, and theology.

Ulalia Woodside, AICP, is the Regional Assets Manager for the Kamehameha Schools’ Natural and Cultural Resources Unit, Land Assets Division. Her responsibilities include the land management of over 200,000 acres on Hawaiÿi, Oÿahu and Kauaÿi. Her team is also responsible for the development and implementation of programs to steward natural resources.

Kristi Young is the Deputy Field Supervisor, Programmatic Division, Pacific Islands Office, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.







Credits

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This seminar is approved for the following credits

HI CLE
This course has been approved by the Hawaii State Bar Association for 11.5 VCLE credit hours.

CA CLE
THE SEMINAR GROUP is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider; therefore, this course is approved for 9.75 general CLE credits.

WA MCLE
This course has been approved for 11.5 hours of Washington MCLE credit by the Washington State Bar. Self-Study credit may be available.

This course has been approved for 9.75 hours of Washington MCLE self-study credit by the Washington State Bar.

OH CLE
This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 11.5 total CLE hours instruction.

If this seminar has not been approved for the credits you require, let us know and we will look into it for you.

Information on Continuing Education Credits







Fees

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Attorney $795.00
 
2 or more $745.00
 
Government / Non-Profit $695.00
 
New Associate $560.00
 
Other Professionals $560.00
 
Student $427.00
 
All Sessions $168.00
 
All Sessions $615.00
 
All Sessions $615.00
 
All Sessions $100.00
 
All Sessions $397.00
 
On Demand Session 1 $9.00
 
On Demand Session 2 $29.00
 
On Demand Session 3 $39.00
 
On Demand Session 4 $39.00
 
On Demand Session 5 $68.00
 
On Demand Session 6 $29.00
 
On Demand Session 7 $39.00
 
On Demand Session 8 $48.00
 
On Demand Session 9 $29.00
 
On Demand Session 10 $29.00
 
On Demand Session 11 $39.00
 
On Demand Session 12 $39.00
 

Fee Description

Cancellation Policy

We will refund your tuition less a $50 cancellation charge if we receive your cancellation by 4/19/2013.







Location

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This seminar is being held at:
 
YWCA
1040 Richards Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-538-7061
 
Please call the venue for directions/questions.

A block of guest rooms has been reserved until 4/10/13 at the Aston at the Executive Centre Hotel. To reserve, call 800-949-3932 and mention The Seminar Group.
Get directions to seminar location.






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