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Sarah F. Bates

Sarah F. Bates is Associate Director of the Natural Resources Law Center at the University of Colorado School of Law and co-author, with Marc Reisner, of Overtapped Oasis.
Across the Great Divide

Across the Great Divide

Explorations In Collaborative Conservation And The American West

Amid the policy gridlock that characterizes most environmental debates, a new conservation movement has emerged. Known as “collaborative conservation,” it emphasizes local participation, sustainability, and inclusion of the disempowered,...

A New Century for Natural Resources Management

A New Century for Natural Resources Management

This book explores the changes that are leading to a new century of natural resources management. It places the current situation in historical perspective, analyzes the forces that are propelling change, and describes and examines the specific...

Searching Out the Headwaters

Searching Out the Headwaters

Change And Rediscovery In Western Water Policy

To the uninitiated, water policy seems a complicated, hypertechnical, and incomprehensible subject: a tangle of engineering jargon and legalese surrounding a complex, delicate, and interrelated structure. Decisions concerning the public's waters...