FW 556 - Leopold's Ethic for Wildlife and Land

  • 3 credits

Philosophy, art, history, and science of wildlife and land management from writings of Aldo Leopold.


Bachelor's degree, or any level ecology or wildlife management course, or written consent of instructor. Offered online only.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • A Sand County Almanac with Essays on Conservation from Round River (1966)
    Oxford University Press, Inc.
  • Leopold's Contribution to the Teachings of Wildlife Management-Game Management
    Aldo Leopold
  • Leopold's Life and Contributions from Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work
    Curt Meine


Ed Arnett
Ed Arnett


Dr. Ed Arnett is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Dept. of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University since 2014. He also is Chief Executive Officer for The Wildlife Society – the professional society for wildlife biologists and students with more than 11,000 members. He has extensive experience in wildlife management, research, and policy in North America.

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