The citizens of Young and the Gila County Cattle Growers Association are presenting a day-long seminar on property and water rights at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Young Community Center.
Several speakers are scheduled, including Michael Coffman of Environmental Perspectives, Inc. who will discuss what rights have already been secured from private landowners.
Jennifer Perkins, staff attorney for the Institute of Justice, will discuss property rights according to public use, condemnation law and eminent domain. Rancher Jim Chilton will share his story of winning a lawsuit against the Center for Biodiversity.
The seminar is $10. Reservations are required. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.