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When: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm
Where: Maggiano's
10910 Domain Dr #100
Austin, Texas  78758
United States

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Ryan Walters will speak on the Texas Public Policy Foundation efforts to mitigate the effects of the Endangered Species Act on development in Central Texas.  Don’t miss this!


I.              Overview of the structure, history, and mechanics of the Endangered Species Act


II.            Important Supreme Court cases

A.   Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill

B.   Babbitt v. Sweet Home Chapter of Communities for a Better Oregon

C.   National Association of Home Builders v. Defenders of Wildlife

D.   Winter v. Natural Resources Defense Council

E.   Weyerhaeuser v. U.S Fish and Wildlife Service


III.          Regulatory developments in the Trump administration


IV.         Prominent active issues in Texas

A.   Golden-cheeked warbler

B.   Bone Cave harvestman

C.   Freshwater mussels

D.   Other species in Texas


V.            Prospects for reform: in Congress, in the Executive, in the Judiciary





Ryan Walters


Texas Public Policy Foundation



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Early Bird Registration: CTCAR MEMBERS $35 ~ NON-MEMBERS $50
Registration due by the Friday before the event @ 12:00 pm
Price increases 48 hours prior to event by $5 to $40 (Members) & $55 (Non-Members).
Walk-in's who are not pre-registered will be charged $45 (Members) & $60 (Non-Members).
3 course meal included - Delicious!
48 hour cancellation to avoid charges

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