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Andrus Center presents virtual climate change panel discussion

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Bureau of Land Management, the Andrus Center for Public Policy is partnering with the bureau and the Public Lands Foundation to host a conversation from 3-5 p.m. on Nov. 10, Climate Change: Impacts on Public Lands.

Tim Murphy, former director of the bureau and the National Interagency Fire Center will moderate. Panelists include Jen Pierce, a professor in the School of Public Service, Steven Beissinger, a professor at the University of California Berkeley, Madeleine West, director of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership’s Center for Public Lands, and Grant Beebe, director of the National Interagency Fire Center.

The panel will be streamed live through the Public Lands Foundation Facebook page and YouTube Channel. The panel discussion is free to view and no registration is required.

For more information contact Danielle Trujillo, executive director for the Andrus Center for Public Policy,, (208) 426-3784.

About the Andrus Center for Public Policy

The Andrus Center for Public Policy is a nonprofit entity within Boise State University’s School of Public Service. The Center advances the legacy issues of former Idaho Governor and Secretary of the Interior, Cecil D. Andrus — wise use of our environmental resources and public lands, proper funding of education for our children, and the cultivation of leadership from all segments of our society. The center is committed to creating opportunities for women to fully participate, on an equal playing field, in business and civic leadership by removing roadblocks borne of outdated ideologies. Gender equity and equal pay for equal work are Andrus Center fundamentals.

About the Public Lands Foundation

The Public Lands Foundation is a national membership organization that advocates and works to keep public lands in public hands. The public lands that we focus on are those that are managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The foundation was founded in 1987 and is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. It endorses and embraces the multiple-use mission of the bureau. The foundation is an independent organization and is not part of the bureau. Membership is open to current, former, and retired bureau employees and all who have an interest in how public lands are used and managed.