Deborah L. Rogers is the director of conservation science and stewardship with the Center for Natural Lands Management (CNLM)-a medium-sized nonprofit with a mission to protect and manage endangered species and sensitive habitats. CNLM owns and manages conservation lands in California and Washington, with ongoing programs of acquisition and science-based stewardship. As a scientist, Deborah's research has focused on understanding patterns of genetic diversity in native plants, particularly forest tree species. As a conservation practitioner, she provides guidance-among other roles-for conservation acquisitions, including assessment of conservation value, cost calculation for perpetual stewardship, and risk management. Her career includes participation in an innovative technology development program for stewardship of vast natural forests in northern Ontario, Canada. Deborah is currently an associate editor of the Native Plants Journal, a Research Associate at the University of California, Davis, and holds a doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley.
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- SEM03: Fee Land and Risk Management: What Risks Are Worth it and How to Handle Them
October 26, 2017
8:00 AM - Noon