NR 574 - Advanced Communications for Conservation

  • 2 credits

This course instructs students on a variety of applied approaches and practices for conservation engagement and planning and leadership communications. Content and assignments will provide knowledge and tools for learning about and developing conservation marketing programs, and strategies and skills for engaging in government and executive communications, including public speaking, presentations, and personal communications, and collaborative conservation programs. This course builds on practices and applications of theory and concepts introduced in NR 569. Students can take this course concurrently, learning about the relevant theories and concepts in NR 569 and then applying them in NR 574.

This course can be applied toward:


NR 569 (Conservation Communication Fundamentals).


Josh Zaffos
Josh Zaffos

Josh is program lead and developer for the online Graduate Certificate in Communications for Conservation. He is faculty in the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Department of Journalism & Media Communication, and the Communications Specialist for the Department of Anthropology and Geography. Josh is also an environmental and science writer and journalist whose work has been published by High Country News, Audubon, Yale Environment 360, Scientific American, Slate, Wired, and many other digital and print publications.

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