University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Our Shared Earth


For each person working to protect our earth, there is a different perspective on how to best do it. Join indigenous researcher and activist Dina Gilio-Whitaker and rancher and conservationist Richard Collins as they discuss both historical and modern environmental activism from various viewpoints. Whether protecting sacred sites or rural ranch land from urbanization, whether resisting government incursion or fighting to save an endangered species, the goal is fair and sustainable land use and protection of our natural resources.


Panelists
Richard Collins

Richard Collins is an award-winning author, rancher, horseman, conservationist and scholar who has owned and operated farms and ranches on the borderlands of Southern Arizona since 1983.He was raised on a farm/ranch near Phoenix, where he lived and worked until leaving for college....

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Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Dina Gilio-Whitaker (Colville Confederated Tribes) is a lecturer of American Indian Studies at California State University San Marcos and a consultant and educator in environmental justice policy planning....

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

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Tucson Medical Center

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Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
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Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
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