The Conservation Leadership through Learning (CLTL) program is a master’s degree which prepares leaders to address complex conservation issues at local, regional, and global scales. The program is built around principles of experiential learning, inter-disciplinary instruction, and applied approaches. Our students work closely with a network of practitioners and organizations throughout the program. CLTL is the option for individuals seeking to make a difference in the lives and ecosystems of our planet.

Emma Fajardo, Human Dimensions Alumni Spotlight

Emma Rocio Fajardo from Cohort 4 completed her final capstone project in Nicaragua where she worked with rural landowners to identify motivations and barriers to participation in conservation…

CLTL faculty receive awards

Three of our own CLTL faculty have been recognized for their amazing work within the department and the Conservation Leadership program. From mentoring students, publishing…

How to keep visitors a safe distance from wildlife in national parks

Tara Teel, professor in the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and an instructor for the CLTL program worked with Katie Abrams, assistant professor…