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FW 556 - Leopold's Ethic for Wildlife and Land

  • 3 credits
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This course explores philosophy, art, history, and science of wildlife and land management as developed by major influencers in American conservation ethics.

This course can be applied toward:

Conservation Actions with Lands, Animals, and People Graduate Certificate

Important Information

Bachelor's degree or any level ecology or wildlife management course recommended. Offered online only.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • A Sand County Almanac with Essays on Conservation from Round River (1966)
    Oxford University Press, Inc.
  • Aldo Leopold and the Ecological Conscience (2002)
    Knight, R. L., and S. Riedel
    ISBN: 9780195348835
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore

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


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.