Faculty & Partners

Faculty for the Communications in Conservation graduate certificate have both academic knowledge and real-world, practical experiences in communications and media engagement. They have also worked closely with communications researchers and specialists, conservation practitioners and scientists, and communications experts from industry, government, and other fields to develop and deliver a holistic program that reflects established and emerging ideas and practices in communications for conservation.

Jamie Dahl, PhD

Jamie Dahl (she/her) has a Ph.D. in Education and Human Resources Studies at Colorado State University.  Her research focus is on diversity and inclusion within the natural resource professions using an environmental justice frame. Her prior work and education experiences include forest management, volunteer management, training, extension outreach, career coaching, education, and research consulting. She has been an active member of the Society of American Foresters for over 20 years and serves as the chair of SAF’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group. Jamie is also an active Project Learning Tree Facilitator.

Industry and Agencies Partners

New Bridge Strategy
U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station

Virginia Tech

Audubon Rockies
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Production and Conservation Business Center

CSU Journalism & Media Communication

U.S. Forest Service, Region 2 (Rocky Mountain)
International Crane Foundation
University of Arkansas at Monticello
The Nature Conservancy of Colorado
Natural Resources Conservation Service (Colorado office)
CSU Forest and Rangeland Stewardship