OSHR 3069 - Managing the Environment Along the U.S. Border with Mexico (Perk Series Lecture)

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

The 1952 mile border with Mexico presents both countries with numerous environmental challenges. This lecture reviews the major issues and binational programs aimed at environmental protection and natural resources conservation along the border noting past achievements, important agreements, recent challenges, and areas of progress affecting the status of binational cooperation on environmental matters in the border region.

Key foci include water management, the La Paz-based environmental programs, institutional reform, and the impact of unilateral border security measures on conservation along the border.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.