Greg Nibert, a Roswell lawyer who focuses his practice on oil and gas law, will present a public lecture titled, "Obstacles to Access onto Federal Lands for Exploration, Drilling and Development of Oil and Gas: Implications of Potential Endangered Species Act Listings," at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4 in Room 2401 at the UNM School of Law. His presentation, examining the controversy generated by proposed Endangered Species Act listings, is part of the school's 2011 Natural Resources Speaker Series.

Nibert is a partner in the Roswell office of Hinkle, Hensley, Shanor & Martin, where he has practiced since 1983. He will bring this depth of practice to his discussion about the impact to oil and gas production in southeastern New Mexico in the event the Dunes sagebrush lizard receives an Endangered Species Act listing.

The lecture is sponsored by the UNM School of Law's Natural Resources ProgramUtton Transboundary Resources CenterEnvironmental Law Society and theNatural Resources Journal. The UNM School of Law gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this program by the Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of New Mexico.

The lecture has been approved by the NM MCLE Board for 1.0 hours of general CLE credit. Free parking is available in the law school parking lot.

For more information, contact Margaret Harrington at