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Hugh Irwin recognized for lifetime of service to Southern forests

Hugh Irwin’s tireless dedication and determination in protecting southern forests over more than three decades of work have shaped our landscape....

Seeing the South as a place of possibility

For Drew Lanham, a professor of wildlife ecology at Clemson University, writing a memoir about his love for nature was a chance to break out of t...

3 SELC attorneys tapped to serve on VA Governor-elect transition teams

As Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam prepares to take the reins of state government in early January, three SELC attorneys are sharing their...

Virginia Office Director honored for conservation efforts

Valley Conservation Council, based in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, recently named Sarah Francisco, Director of SELC’s Virginia office, its Conse...

Our home: Charlottesville’s heartbreak and trauma

Thirty years ago when I founded the Southern Environmental Law Center, I picked Charlottesville, Virginia, to be this organization’s home. I rent...

SELC calls for submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

SELC is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including reade...

SELC announces winners of 2017 Reed Environmental Writing Awards

With this year’s Reed Environmental Writing Awards, SELC salutes three writers who offer bold visions for revitalizing our cities and saving the...

National Forests expert, Senior Attorney Sarah Francisco named Director of Virginia Office

SELC has named longtime attorney Sarah Francisco as our new Virginia Office director who will lead this organization’s legal and policy work thro...

Holleman honored

Just five years after joining SELC, Senior Attorney Frank Holleman has emerged as the region’s–maybe the nation’s–most effective advocate for cle...

Winner of SELC’s Phil Reed Writing Award receives more national recognition

This year’s winner in the Book category of SELC’s Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards continues to receive major honors. Deborah Cramer’...

SELC veteran Gil Rogers named to oversee Georgia, Alabama work

SELC is extremely pleased to announce Gil Rogers' new role as Director of our Atlanta office, overseeing SELC's work in Georgia and Alabama. Rog...

SELC calls for submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

The Southern Environmental Law Center is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are wel...

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