Yakima River in Washington. Photo by Scott Butner via Flickr
2018 Conference Recap
Collaboration Key to Addressing Issues of the Rural West
Bill Lane Center for the American West
In a departure from previous gatherings, the 2018 Eccles Family Rural West Conference took the form of an academic workshop focused on collaborative governance. Panels explored how collaboration in rural communities can foster greater environmental sustainability and better health outcomes.
Collaboration and Compromise: Video Recap
How can rural western communities work together towards environmental sustainability and better health outcomes? An overview of the conference that brought together academics, practitioners, and policymakers in Yakima, Washington on March 22-23, 2018. Produced by Phil Polakoff and Vladimir Choloupka.
Exploring Collaboration and Compromise
The Sixth Eccles Family Rural West Conference is in the books, and a report and complete video from the sessions are in the works. Thanks to our keynote speaker Hilary Franz, our panelists, and everyone who came to Yakima to make the event a success.