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FW 572 - Wildlife Conservation Communications

  • 3 credits

Examines the identification and engagement of groups involved in wildlife conservation action and applies knowledge from social science fields to shape communications related to biodiversity conservation to effectively inform and converse.


Graduate standing.

Important Information

Registration is restricted to FWCB Plan C Masters students through Dec. 16. Any seats remaining in the course will be available to non-Plan C students after Dec. 16.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals (Island Press, Washington, DC, USA), 2nd Ed. (2009)
    Susan Jacobson
    ISBN: 1597263907
    Not available at the CSU Bookstore
    Available as an ebook for free through CSU’s library. Print editions available through Amazon and elsewhere.


Heather B. Jackson
Heather B. Jackson

Heather Jackson is a conservation and landscape ecologist with a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University. She is interested in research that will help conservation organizations maximize biodiversity protection given limited funds. In addition, her research aims to help researchers and conservation planners to conduct their work at the spatial scales that are most relevant to the species with which they are concerned. Dr. Jackson administers the Conservation Actions with Lands, Animals, and People graduate certificate provided through the Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology department.