Endangered Species Act - The Legal Fight for Minnesota’s State Bee in a Shifting Political Landscape

Event Description

Online registration is closed. If you would like to join or have questions, please email Geen at gmui@mnbars.org.

Hosted by the MSBA Animal Law Section. This live webinar is from 12 Noon to 1:00 PM.

Please note that this is presented remotely through live webcast via Zoom. Attendees will have the option to view online and/or dial-in. Thank you. 

Program Description:

Natural Resources Defense Council Staff Attorney Lucas Rhoads will discuss the Endangered Species Act with an emphasis on habitat protections, regulatory changes under the Trump and Biden administrations, and a recent lawsuit seeking to protect the habitat of the Minnesota’s “State Bee” – the endangered rusty patched bumble bee. 


Lucas Rhoads, Staff Attorney - Wildlife Division | Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event code: 417067                 

Remote Participation: 

Webcast and/or phone participation is available. Please indicate your remote option for dial-in when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail a day prior to the program.


Animal Law Section Members:  Free
MSBA Members not in the Animal Law Section:  $10.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $15.00
Law Students: Free

Deadline to Register: September 26, 2021

Join the MSBA Animal Law Section: MSBA members who are not members of the Section can join and attend this CLE for FREE.  Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact the program manager to register for this CLE at no cost. Want more information about the Animal Law Section


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The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:

Geen Mui | gmui@mnbars.org

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM