Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute
The Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute was established to conduct education and research programs on legal and public policy issues related to land use and development. For more than 30 years, RMLUI has been leading a discussion in the West about the challenges presented by growth and innovative ideas for addressing them. Through innovative research, education, and professional development programs, along with its renowned annual conference, the Institute trains and connects students and professionals across disciplines, sectors, and regions to build the sustainable development field while creating new possibilities for the future of the West's landscapes and livelihoods.
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RMLUI's annual conference is the premier land use law and policy event in the country, helping to influence growth and development in the West while addressing concerns about managing and preserving our natural heritage. Get information about the upcoming conference program or delve into our archive of past conferences at the link below.Learn More
Workshops & Publications
RMLUI engages academics, practitioners, and students in the pursuit of innovative best practices through research, training, and knowledge sharing. Find out about current and upcoming workshops, watch videos from past workshops, and download research reports on a variety of land use topics at the link below.Learn More
The Institute provides SCOL students, as well as graduate students from other DU academic units, with practical experiences that foster development of the skills, knowledge, and contacts necessary to become effective sustainable development professionals. Learn more about course offerings, research opportunities, and the annual RMLUI Student Award at the link below.Learn More