Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite®

2014 Yosemite Graphic with treesThursday-Sunday, October 16-19, 2014
Tenaya Lodge
1122 Highway 41
Fish Camp, California (“The Gateway to Yosemite”)

You can now register online for this program.

Sunset over a mountainThe Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite® is nationally recognized as the largest and most prestigious gathering in California of leaders in environmental, land use, and natural resources law. We hope you will join us and many of our nation’s top environmental offi cials, lawyers, and other professionals in the spectacular setting of Yosemite – which is celebrating its 150th year!

Pfrofessor Joseph L. Sax

Featuring the presentation of the inaugural Environmental Law Section Lifetime Achievement Award to the late Professor Joseph L. Sax, a true pioneer in the development of environmental law.

Important Dates

  • September 8 - Hotel Reservation Deadline
  • October 9 - Registration Deadline

Award graphicYosemite Conference Honored

The Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite® is proud to have been named the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources 2010 State or Local Program of the Year. Thanks to all who have participated in making the Yosemite Conference so amazing over the last 20 years. We are honored to accept this prestigious award on your behalf.

Conference Green Initiatives

As an organization of environmental professionals, we will strive to conserve natural resources and to support their sustainable use. Each year we strive to reduce the Yosemite Conference’s carbon footprint. Help us in these efforts by forming carpools or driving in an energy effi cient vehicle when you travel to Yosemite. Don’t forget to sign the State Bar Eco Pledge, and review the Model Law Office Sustainability Guidelines and share these with your colleagues.


The Environmental Law Section of The State Bar of California is pleased to offer at least 20 tuition scholarships AND five (5) Michael H. Remy Scholarships which include tuition, transportation, and hotel accommodations, courtesy of Remy Moose Manley LLP. For more information, see 2014 Scholarship Application.

Conference Program Materials and Merchandise

At the Conference registrants will receive a USB storage device with an electronic version of all program materials complements of West, a Thomson Reuters business. Before the Conference, registrants will receive a link with information on how to review and download the program materials from the Internet. It may be helpful to review a program’s reference material before the class, so please take a moment to check the materials for classes you plan to attend. This website is not available to the public, and access is given only to Conference registrants. Late-breaking supplemental materials not available before the Conference will be added to this site at a later date.

This year attendees receive a signature tote bag, (sponsored by AEI Consultants), and water canteen bottle (courtesy of Best Best & Krieger LLP). Attendees also may purchase commemorative Conference t-shirts. Pre-order your t-shirt on the registration form. Conference products are available while supplies last.

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

  • Antea Group
  • AEI Constultants
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • Ascent Environmental, Inc.
  • Barg Coffin Lewis & Trapp, LLP
  • Best Best & Krieger LLP
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
  • Susan Brandt-Hawley
  • Burke, Williams & Sorensen
  • Caldwell Leslie & Proctor, PC
  • Cox Castle Nicholson
  • Dudek
  • Environmental Engineering & Contracting, Inc.
  • ERM
  • ESA
  • Farallon Consulting, L.L.C.
  • Farella Braun + Martel LLP
  • Norman & Nan Flette
  • Gannett Fleming
  • Gibson Dunn
  • Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden, PC
  • Holland & Knight
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Integral Consulting Inc.
  • KP Public Affairs
  • Gideon Kracov
  • Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
  • Langan Treadwell Rollo
  • Lozeau │ Drury LLP
  • McGuire Woods
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • PC Law Group
  • Pillsbury
  • Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Remy Moose & Manley, LLP
  • Rossmann and Moore, LLP
  • Roux Associates, Inc.
  • The Sawyer Families
  • SCS Engineers
  • Silicon Valley Law Group
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
  • Solano Press Books, Inc.
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • Wactor & Wick LLP
  • West a Thomson Reuters business
  • Wilson Vineyards