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FW 579 - Wildlife Conservation Policy - Current Events

  • 3 credits

Learn about current U.S. government policy decision-making processes related to climate change, renewable energy, and endangered species and how they impact fish and wildlife conservation. Review the history behind these discussions, and evaluate the scientific, political, and socio-economic forces that influence them.


Graduate standing.

Important Information

Registration is restricted to FWCB Plan C Masters students until June 10. Any seats remaining in the course will be available to non-Plan C students at that time. 

Textbooks and Materials

There will be select readings required for each module, and articles, websites, and slide decks will be available in course modules.  All readings will be provided for you within the course and linked through the library course reserves.


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.