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Leopold Week  •  Programs and Events

The Aldo Leopold Foundation will be closed to the public for a private event on Saturday, September 30.

Workshop Announcements

Land Ethic Workshops Open

Foster the Land Ethic in Your Community: Join us for an Upcoming Workshop at the Leopold Center!

At the Aldo Leopold Foundation, we work to build connections between people and land through the legacy of Aldo Leopold. We know that many of you are interested in doing this, too! Whether you work with adults at the community level or with students in an educational setting, we invite you to join us at the Leopold Center for an upcoming Land Ethic Leaders and/or Leopold Education Project workshop.

Land Ethic Leaders

Based on Leopold’s own teaching method of “observe, participate, reflect,” the two-day Land Ethic Leaders program equips participants to connect wider audiences to Leopold’s land ethic, and to deepen their own understanding of and engagement with this idea through dialog about the meaning and value of conservation. Attendees come away with new relationships, tools, ideas, and facilitation skills for continuing to develop and articulate their own land ethic, bringing their values and ideas into action, and inspiring others back home to do the same.

Dates: Friday, August 4 & Saturday, August 5

Leopold Education Project

Based on the essays in Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac, the Leopold Education Project is an interdisciplinary environmental education curriculum designed for use with middle and high school students in formal and informal settings. Attendees will receive a full day of instruction in the newly updated curriculum guide and will take home a set of resources to use with the learners in their lives.

Date: Thursday, August 3

Continuing Education Credit

Individuals who register for back-to-back Leopold Education Project and Land Ethic Leaders workshops have the option of enrolling in one continuing education credit from the Hamline University School of Education. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Wisconsin Leopold Education State Coordinator Treva Breuch at


We hope you’ll join us! Please contact Maria Kopecky, Outreach Education Coordinator, with questions.