for Environmental Scientists and Environmental Professionals

A workshop on environmental ethics for environmental scientists and environmental professionals will be held at the University of North Texas from 26 to 28 September 1997. It will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday and conclude at 12:00 noon Sunday. It is sponsored by the Center for Environmental Philosophy and the UNT Environmental Science Program.

Workshop leaders include Eugene C. Hargrove, editor of the journal Environmental Ethics and author of Foundations of Environmental Ethics, J. Baird Callicott of the UNT Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, author of In Defense of the Land Ethic, and Frank B. Golley of the University of Georgia's Institute of Ecology, author of A History of the Ecosystem Concept in Ecology.The registration fee is $200 and includes two meals and an evening reception. The program will be held on the University of North Texas campus.

Accommodations are available at the Radisson Hotel, 940/565-8499 ($70, double or single), and at the Royal Hotel Suites, 940/383-2007 ($35, single; $44, double; $55, suite). Both are within walking distance of the campus. The university is conveniently located 28 miles north of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

The workshop will focus on discussion and will be shaped to meet the specific needs and interests of the participants. See tentative schedule. Field trips to Blacklands Prairie, Post Oak Eastern Cross Timbers, or Grand Prairie are available upon request before and after the workshop in cooperation with the UNT Environmental Science Program.

General Information

Denton, Texas is the north side of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is approximately twenty-eight miles from Denton. For transportation to and from the airport, reservations should be made in advance by calling Denton Airport Shuttle at 940/565-9936 or 800/634-6231, A A Cab Company at 940/383-4155, Affordable Limo Shuttle at 940/591-1152, or Denton City Taxi Service at 940/898-8294.

The University of North Texas is located to the southeast of the intersection of I-35, I-35E, and I-35W. To reach the university or the hotels, use the Avenue D exit on I-35E. The Radisson Hotel is located on the northwest side of the intersection of I-35E and Avenue D. The Royal Hotel Suites is located to the southeast of the intersection.

Information about bed-and-breakfast accommodations is available upon request. Most, however, are not within easy walking distance of the university.

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is located to the south
of the intersections of 121, 114, and I-635 and to the north of 183.

For more information or to register, contact:

The Center for Environmental Philosophy
P.O. Box 310980,
University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203-0980.

940/565-2727; 940/565-4448 (fax);

Checks should be made out to Environmental Ethics and be payable at a bank in the U.S.
Payment may also be made by using
MasterCard or Visa.