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Past Institutes

Since 1995, IJNR has conducted more than 60 Institutes throughout North America. We've taken journalists from the icy coastal waters of Alaska to the deserts of the Southwest to the industrialized rivers of the Great Lakes Basin. We've weathered snowstorms on mountain passes, Nor'easters on North Carolina's Outer Banks, and flooded dirt roads. We've met with farmers, fishermen, loggers, ranchers, policy makers, biologists, geologists, industry representatives, tribal leaders, urban developers, mining engineers, and concerned citizens. We've howled with wolves, fished for our dinner, spied on grizzly bears, braved cormorant colonies, and ridden on horseback into the wilderness. 

For a sampler of some of our past Institutes, please check out the links below:

Institute Overview: Chesapeake Bay 2015

Institute Overview: Lake Superior 2015

Institute Overview: Sagebrush Country 2015

Institute Overview: Detroit River 2014

Institute Overview: Shale Country 2014

Institute Overview: North Carolina 2014

Slideshow: Puget Sound 2011

Slideshow: Energy Country Institute 2011