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A Message from John Suttles, SELC’s Director of Litigation and Regional Programs Litigation is the sharpest tool in SELC’s arsenal—it also is on...

Georgia River Network names SELC attorney Conservationist of the Year

Georgia River Network presented its 2018 River Conservationist of the Year award to SELC staff attorney April Lipscomb last month as part of its...

SELC attorney recognized by Alabama State Bar

Sarah Stokes, senior attorney for SELC’s Birmingham, office, has been featured in the Alabama State Bar’s Profiles in Service series as part...

SELC calls for submissions for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

SELC is now accepting submissions for the 2019 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including reade...

SELC founder announces 2019 retirement; longtime deputy director to take the helm

Rick Middleton, who founded the Southern Environmental Law Center 33 years ago and built it into a powerhouse of environmental and legal protecti...

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...

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