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Every other week, the EDR Blog publishes an article on topics related to environmental dispute resolution and collaboration. This amounts to an average of 25 articles each year, written by leading mediators, facilitators, and collaborative professionals nationwide, as well as by EDR Program staff and graduate students.

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On Conflict, Collaboration, and Leadership: An Interview with EDR Program Director Danya Rumore

Posted on June 7, 2021 By Tania Lown-Hecht Learn more about EDR Program Director Danya Rumore, her work, and conflict, collaboration, and leadership. This interview […]

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Uncovering & Restoring Our Urban Creeks

Posted on May 17, 2021 By Brian Tonetti  The creeks that connect us Six years ago, a group of University of Utah students (myself included) […]

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Breaking Down Silos: The Inception of the Utah Rural Coordinating Council

Posted on May 3, 2021 By Jordan Katcher   The term “breaking down silos” has been around for a while now, but what does that actually […]

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A High-Wire Act: Mediating High Conflict Online

Posted on April 19, 2021 By Bennett Brooks and Patrick Field This post originally appeared on Consensus Building Institute’s blog on September 10, 2020. We […]

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Using Principled Negotiation to Resolve Disagreements

Posted on April 5, 2021 By Katie Shonk This post originally appeared on Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation’s Daily Blog on December 28, 2020. […]

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Cultivating Dignity in a Year of Rupture

Posted on March 22, 2021 By Merrick Hoben This post originally appeared on Consensus Building Institute’s blog on October 5, 2020. We are reposting it […]

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Creating Space for Understanding

Posted on March 8, 2021 By Heather Stokes I have always been interested in what motivates people. What connects us, what divides us, and why? […]

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Apply For the Short Course on Natural Resources Collaboration

Posted on February 22, 2021 By Nedra Chandler for “The Short Course on Effective Natural Resources Collaboration has been an amazing opportunity for me […]

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Leveraging the Gains of Collaborative Practice

Posted on February 8, 2021 By Daniel Kemmis I still remember an episode that occurred during one of my early terms in the Montana House […]

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Illuminating Collaborative Leadership

Posted on January 25, 2021 By Deb Halliday This post originally appeared on Halliday and Associates’ website on September 26, 2020. We are reposting it […]

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