College of Law Accomplishments

Professor Jerrold Long teaches field course in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

For the third consecutive year, Professor Jerrold Long spent the week before the fall semester leading a group of law and water resources graduate students on the College’s Natural Resources and Environmental Law Field Course. This year, the course explored legal issues affecting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and Upper Snake River Basin. The students interacted […]

Professor Jerrold Long joins Property Prof Blog

Beginning in January, Professor Jerrold Long joined the widely read Property Prof Blog as a regular contributor. His essay contributions have focused on property and natural resources issues of interest to people in the American West, including recreation access to private lands, the Malheur Wildlife Refuge occupation and the history of the public lands, and […]

Professor Jerrold Long joins The Confluence Project

Professor Jerrold Long has joined Professor Brant Miller of the College of Education in an effort to extend The Confluence Project to schools in southeastern Idaho. The Confluence Project provides a place- and project-based watershed science curriculum for high school teachers and students, enabling them to engage in on-the-ground, experiential environmental and science learning. Professors […]

Professor Jerrold Long Goes Fishing

One of the fundamental principles of the College’s Natural Resources and Environmental Law Program and interdisciplinary graduate programs is that law is best understood on the ground, interacting directly with the people, places, and landscapes that law affects and effects. As part of his ongoing project to understand how the law influences the evolving landscapes […]

Professor Jerrold Long presents at the Malcolm M. Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium

On Tuesday, September 22, Professor Jerrold Long presented at the University of Idaho’s Malcolm M. Renfrew Interdisciplinary Colloquium. His presentation, titled “Reading Law in the Landscape,” discussed how the law is both an integral component of the physical landscape, as well as a product of that physical landscape. Professor Long’s presentation shared stories of places […]

Professor Jerrold Long teaches Natural Resources Law Field Course in McCall

The week before classes started in August, Professor Long led thirteen students on an exploration of the natural resources and environmental issues experienced on the land, and by the people, in the McCall, Idaho area. For the second year, the Natural Resources and Environmental Law Field Course visited salmon and bull trout habitat, toured a […]

Professor Jerrold Long and Water Resources colleagues travel to Chile to teach course in international water issues

For the first two weeks of January, Professor Long joined his colleagues in the University of Idaho’s Water Resources Program to teach a course in international water issues in Concepción, Chile. Also participating in the course were Dr. Jan Boll, Director of the University of Idaho’s Environmental Sciences and Water Resources programs, Dr. Brian Kennedy […]

Professor Jerrold Long helps create the first flood control district in Idaho in over 30 years

On April 23, Director of the Idaho Department of Water Resources Gary Spackman signed an order creating the Teton Creek Flood Control District. Over the last three years, Professor Jerrold Long worked with citizen volunteers in Teton County, and the local non-profit Friends of the Teton River, to develop this proposal to facilitate the restoration […]

Professor Jerrold Long presents on the proposed Teton Creek Flood Control District

Professor Jerrold Long met with the Idaho State Bar’s Environment and Natural Resources Section on March 26 in Boise to discuss his ongoing pro bono and research project to create a flood control district for Teton Creek near Driggs, Idaho. For the past several years, Professor Long has worked with Idaho landowners, the Teton Creek […]