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FW 579 - Wildlife Conservation Policy - Current Events

  • 3 credits
Policy affects all aspects of fish and wildlife conservation, management, and research. Natural resource professionals should have a good working knowledge of current administrative policy and legislation that influence their work. This course addresses a subset of the most current topics in fish and wildlife conservation policy (e.g., climate change, energy), reviewing their history and evaluating the scientific, political, and socio-economic forces that shape them in the United States.

Textbooks and Materials

No textbook required.


Graduate standing.

Important Information

Registration is restricted to FWCB Plan C Masters students until June 3. Any seats remaining in the course will be available to non-Plan C students at that time. 


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.