Aldo Leopold was a gifted teacher who not only imparted ecological knowledge to his students and family, but also encouraged their own discoveries in science and ethics. Following his example, we offer courses and programs to help individuals deepen their ecological understanding, better care for people and nature in their own communities, and inspire others to do the same. Many programs take place at the Leopold Center and Shack, whose surrounding woods, wetlands, and prairies offer an outdoor classroom rich in Leopold’s legacy.
These digital resources explore land ethics through Leopold’s articulation of a “Land Ethic” and can be used either as standalone elements or they can build upon each other.
This curriculum uses Leopold's writings to teach environmental values and connect students with nature.
We teach hands-on classes in land care, help people become conservation leaders in their communities, and more.
Through fellowships for people at various career stages, this program aims to strengthen the conservation community.
Partnering with others allows us to carry our message of caring for people and nature even further.
This award-winning film introduces Leopold's ideas and impact, and shows how his legacy lives on today.