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Alabama Rivers Alliance awards SELC attorney 2019 “River Hero”

The Alabama Rivers Alliance recognized leaders from across the state at their River Celebration Awards Banquet as part of their annual Alabama Wa...

Introducing SELC’s Executive Director Jeff Gleason

On April 1, Jeff Gleason takes the helm as Executive Director and President of the Southern Environmental Law Center. He steps in for Founder Ric...

“We Know How To Do This.”

On April 1, SELC’s Founder Rick Middleton will retire after 33 years, passing the torch to a new executive director, Jeff Gleason. On the eve of...

SELC announces winners of the 2019 Reed Environmental Writing Awards

The Southern Environmental Law Center has announced the winners of the 2019 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards, to be presented during...

Be Part of Something Powerful

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...

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