Stetson University

Royal C. Gardner - Presentations

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Professor of Law and Director, Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy

A.B., Georgetown University
J.D., Boston College

Courses:
Environmental Law, International Environmental Law, Torts, Research and Writing (Environmental Law), Wetlands Seminar


Stemming the Flood:  Breaches in Permitting Logic at the Army Corps of Engineers, Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment, Florida Atlantic University, Jupiter, FL (June 5, 2009) (panelist).

Wetlands:  The Intersection of Law and Science (and Politics), Stetson Environmental Responsibility Council, DeLand, FL (Mar. 9, 2009).

SHARE: Managing Water Across Boundaries, 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Wetlands, Changwon, Republic of Korea (Nov. 3, 2008) (panelist at IUCN side event).

Assessing the Value of Ramsar Designation: Survey Results from North America, 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on Wetlands, Changwon, Republic of Korea (Nov. 1, 2008) (organizer and moderator of side event).

 

A Global Approach to Avoiding, Minimizing and Offsetting Wetland Loss, IUCN World Conservation Congress, Barcelona, Spain (Oct. 7, 2008).

Wetlands in a Global Context:  The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, the Ramsar Convention, and the ORWRP, Moonlight on the Marsh Distinguished Lecture, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (Sept. 25, 2008).

The 2008 Clean Water Act Section 404 Compensatory Mitigation Regulations: What is the Impact on Your Practice?, American Bar Association, Water Quality and Wetland Committee "Quick Teleconference" Program (Aug. 21, 2008) (moderator).

 

Breve historia del derecho ambiental de los Estados Unidos (y sus implicaciones con respecto al cambio climático), Universidad de Granada, Departamento de Derecho Penal, Granada, Spain (June 26, 2008).

 

Wetlands of International Importance:  National Wildlife Refuges and the Ramsar Convention, Briefing for the Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus, Washington DC (May 30, 2008).Los Humedales y Los Mercados de Biodiversidad: La Situación en EE.UU., Universidad de Cadiz, Algeciras, Spain (Apr. 30, 2008).

Los Humedales y Los Mercados de Biodiversidad: La Situación en EE.UU., Universidad de Granada, Departamento de Derecho Administrativo, Granada, Spain (Apr. 24, 2008).

Tenth International Wildlife Law Conference, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain (Mar. 6-7, 2008) (conference co-director).

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: Assessment of International Designations within the United States, U.S. Ramsar Site Managers Meeting, Uncertain, TX (Nov. 1, 2007).

Beyond "No Net Loss": Prospects for Long-Term Success of Wetland Mitigation Sites, Faculty Workshop, Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL (Oct. 8, 2007).

Federal Wetland Mitigation Policy, Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL (Oct. 8, 2007) (guest lecturer in Environmental Law Seminar).

Wetlands in War: International Environmental Law and Damages to Aquatic Resources during Conflict, ABA Section of International Law Fall Meeting, London, England (Oct. 3, 2007) (moderator).

Financial Assurances: Remedial and Long-Term, Conservation Leadership Network, Training Course for Interagency Mitigation Bank Review Teams, Shepherdstown, WV (June 19, 2007) (via videoconference).

The Role of Ethics and the Professional Wetlands Scientist: Legal Issues, 2007 Society of Wetland Scientists International Conference, Sacramento, CA (June 15, 2007).

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: Assessment of International Designations Within the United States, 2007 Society of Wetland Scientists International Conference, Sacramento, CA (June 14, 2007).

Federal Wetland Law and Policy, Environmental Concern, St. Michael's, MD (May 30-June 1, 2007) (two-day course).

Response to Dr. Sam Keen's presentation on Global Justice, Speak! St. Pete, A Celebration of UN International Days, St. Petersburg, FL (Apr. 21, 2007) (panelist at Earth Day Program at the Mahaffey Theatre).

Banking on Public Lands: An Introduction to the Issues, Tenth National Mitigation and Conservation Banking Conference, St. Louis, MO (Apr. 13, 2007) (panelist and moderator).

Dispute Resolution in International Fisheries Conflicts, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL (Mar. 7, 2007) (guest lecture in Ocean Policy graduate course).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Tampa, FL (Feb. 22, 2007).

Convención Ramsar en EUA (The Ramsar Convention in the United States), 9º Curso-Taller sobre Conservación y Manejo de los Humedales en México (9th Workshop on Conservation and Management of Wetlands in Mexico), Villahermosa, Mexico (Feb. 10, 2007).

Wetland Mitigation Banking, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, and the Ramsar Convention, Ninth International Wildlife Law Conference, Gulfport, FL (Jan. 27, 2007) (speaker and conference organizer).

Exploring the Untapped Potential of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: Results of a Benefits Survey of U.S. Ramsar Sites, Restore America's Estuaries National Conference, New Orleans, LA (Dec. 13, 2006) (presenter and moderator).

Wetlands in a Global Context: Challenges and Opportunities for Wetlands of International Importance, Association of State Wetland Managers, Applying Scientific, Legal, and Management Tools to the Great Lakes and Beyond, Acme, MI (Aug. 31, 2006).

Federal Wetland Mitigation Policy, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT (July 18, 2006) (via videoconference).

Federal Wetland Law and Policy, Environmental Concern, St. Michael's, MD (July 10-11, 2006) (two-day course).

What Happens When a Wetland Mitigation (or Conservation) Bank Goes Bankrupt?, Ninth National Mitigation and Conservation Banking Conference, Portland, OR (Apr. 27, 2006).

Stacking Eco-Assets: Unlocking Value or Double Dipping?, Ninth National Mitigation and Conservation Banking Conference, Portland, OR (Apr. 26, 2006).

Successes and Failures in Wetland Mitigation Banking, Ecological Assets in Business 2006: A Multi-Industry Workshop, Palo Alto, CA (Mar. 14, 2006).

Wetland Mitigation Policies: Where We've Been and Where We're Going, CLE International, California Wetlands Conference, San Diego, CA (Jan. 26, 2006).

Protecting Biodiversity in the United States: The Tension Between Wetland Protection and Private Property Rights, Makerere University Faculty of Law, Kampala, Uganda (Nov. 12, 2005).

Financial Assurances and Long-Term Stewardship, CLE International, Florida Wetlands and Mitigation Banking Conference, Tampa, FL (Nov. 4, 2005).

Mitigation/Restoration: Coastal Wetlands, Society of Wetland Scientists 26th Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC (June 6, 2005) (session chair).

Federal Wetland Law and Policy, Environmental Concern, St. Michael's, MD (June 2-3, 2005) (two-day course).

The "Best" and "Worst" of Wetland Mitigation Banking: Preliminary Findings of a National Survey, Eighth National Mitigation and Conservation Banking Conference, Charlotte, NC (Apr. 21, 2005).

The "McGeorge" Group, Eighth National Mitigation and Conservation Banking Conference, Charlotte, NC (Apr. 21, 2005) (panelist).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Tampa, FL (Feb. 8, 2005).

Federal Regulation of Wetlands: The Intersection of Science, Politics, and the Constitution, Keith and Schnarrs, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Jan. 20, 2005).

The Future of Wetlands Mitigation, CLE International, Florida Wetlands and Mitigation Banking Conference, Tampa, FL (Dec. 2-3, 2004) (presenter and conference co-chair).

Using the Ramsar Process to Protect Wetlands of International Significance, Association of State Wetland Managers, National Symposium on Wetlands and Migratory Birds, Kansas City, MO (Oct. 19, 2004) (moderator and panelist).

The Role of Wetland Mitigation and Conservation Banking in Sustainable Development: The U.S. Experience, Oxford Round Table on Trade, Growth and the Environment, Harris Manchester College, Oxford, England (Aug. 11, 2004).

The In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Option: What Is It, How Does It Work, and Is It Fair?, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists, Seattle, WA (July 20, 2004).

Federal Wetland Law and Policy, Environmental Concern, St. Michael's, MD (May 20-21, 2004) (two-day course).

The "McGeorge" Group, Seventh National Mitigation and Conservation Banking Conference, New Orleans, LA (Mar. 5, 2004) (panelist).

Federal Mitigation Policies: The Halloween and Christmas Guidance and Other Developments, CLE International, National Wetlands Conference, Tampa, FL (Dec. 4, 2003).

International Environmental Law, Stetson University College of Law and the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, Gulfport, FL (Oct. 30, 2003) (conference co-chair).

The Ramsar Convention and the Restoration of Wetlands, U.S. National Ramsar Committee Workshop, Gulfport, FL (Sept. 26, 2003).

The Corps' New Regulatory Guidance Letter on Mitigation, CLE International, National Wetlands Conference, San Diego, CA (Dec. 12, 2002).

Global Perspective on Wetland Restoration and Mitigation Policies, 17th Session of the Global Biodiversity Forum, Valencia, Spain (Nov. 16, 2002).

Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the World Trade Organization: Peaceful Harmonization or Inherent Conflicts?, Universidad de Málaga Facultad de Derecho, Málaga, Spain (Apr. 26, 2002).

U.S. Trade Sanctions to Protect Charismatic Megafauna: Their Legality and Effectiveness, Universidad de Málaga Facultad de Derecho, Málaga, Spain (Apr. 19, 2002).

The Tension Between Private Property Rights and Environmental Protection, University College Dublin Faculty of Law, Dublin, Ireland (March 1, 2002).

The Legal and Policy Aftermath of the September 11 Attacks, University College Dublin Faculty of Law, Dublin, Ireland (February 26, 2002).

Wetland Regulation: The Intersection of Science, Politics and Constitutional Law, University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC (Dec. 13, 2001).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Tampa, FL (Nov. 13, 2001).

Wetland Regulation and Takings, CLE International, Florida Wetlands and Mitigation Banking Conference, Orlando, FL (Sept. 20, 2001) (presenter and conference co-chair).

The 2000 Presidential Election, St. Petersburg West Rotary Club, Gulfport, FL (Sept. 19, 2001).

International Trade and the Environment, United Nations Association, Tampa Bay Chapter, Gulfport, FL (Apr. 28, 2001).

What In-Lieu Fee Really Means, Terrene Institute, Fourth Annual Wetland Mitigation Banking Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Apr. 19, 2001).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Tampa, FL (Nov. 30, 2000).

Doing Business in Latin America, Stetson Department of Continuing Legal Education, Tampa, FL (Oct. 20, 2000) (conference co-chair).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Florida Wetlands and Mitigation Banking Conference, Tampa, FL (Sept. 28, 2000).

Overview of Federal and State Wetland Mitigation Laws and Regulations, First Meeting of the National Research Council's Committee on Mitigating Wetland Losses, Washington, DC (Jan. 20, 2000).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 1999).

Wetlands Case Law Update, CLE International, Florida Wetlands and Mitigation Banking Conference, Tampa, FL (Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 1999) (presenter and conference co-chair).

Recent Developments in Mitigation Banking, CLE International, Wetland Mitigation Banking Conference, Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 1998) (presenter and conference co-chair).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Florida Wetlands Conference, Tampa, FL (Sept. 11, 1998).

Invoking Private Property Rights for Environmental Purposes, Young Scholars Workshop, SEAALS Conference, Marco Island, FL (July 23, 1998).

Perspectives of a Brownfields Working Group Member, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Brownfields Coordinators Workshop, Tampa, FL (July 21, 1998).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Tampa, FL (May 5, 1998).

Money for Nothing? The Impact of Fee Mitigation on Mitigation Banking, Terrene Institute, First National Mitigation Banking Conference, Washington, DC (Apr. 6, 1998).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Washington, DC (Jan. 23, 1998).

Overview of the Wetland Mitigation Banking Approval Process, CLE International, Wetland Mitigation Banking Conference, Orlando, FL (Sept. 6, 1997) (program co-chair).

Wetland Takings Cases, CLE International, Florida Wetlands Conference, Orlando, FL (Sept. 5, 1997).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Orlando, FL (June 6, 1997).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Arlington, VA (Jan. 31, 1997).

Wetland Takings Cases, CLE International, Florida Wetlands Conference, Orlando, FL (Sept. 6, 1996).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Government Takings Conference, Orlando, FL (May 14, 1996).

Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context, CLE International, Regulatory Takings Conference, Washington, DC (Jan. 26, 1996).

Wetland Takings Cases, CLE International, Florida Wetlands Conference, Orlando, FL (May 12, 1995).

Wetlands Regulation, Stetson Department of Continuing Legal Education, Tampa, FL (Apr. 21, 1995) (program co-chair).

International Environmental Law, The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington, DC (Spring 1994) (three lectures).

Immunities of Foreign States and State Representatives, The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington, DC (Oct. 21, 1993).

Wetland Mitigation Banking, CLE International, Texas Wetlands Conference, Houston, TX (Apr. 2, 1993).

Federal Wetland Regulation, Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, PA (Sept. 25, 1992).

Wetland Delineation Criteria, CLE International, Louisiana Wetlands Conference, New Orleans, LA (Mar. 5, 1992).

Record Destruction, Point Shaving, and Other Ethical Dilemmas for the Professional Wetland Scientist, 2009 Society of Wetland Scientists Conference, Madison WI  (June 25, 2009).

The Ramsar Convention in the United States: Designation Procedures, Site Obligations, and Resulting Benefits, 2009 Society of Wetland Scientists Conference, Madison WI (June 24, 2009) (speaker and symposium organizer).

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT (June 18, 2009) (via videoconference).

International Outlook, National Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking Conference, Salt Lake City, UT (May 8, 2009).

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