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Future Leaders Program

Many organizations have internship programs. The Aldo Leopold Foundation has the Future Leaders Program. This program supports fellows at career stages ranging from collegiate to post-graduate to mid-career. Regardless of their stage, all fellows receive a life-enriching learning experience framed byAldo Leopold’s呼吁人与地之间建立相互尊重的关系。



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leopold-past-fellow-steffan-freeman土地管理奖学金have been the core of the Future Leaders Program. These fellows see the land through an entire field season and participate in the full suite of foundation programs, including prescribed burning and invasive species control.

An example is斯蒂芬弗里曼. Building on his fellowship, Freeman went on to posts with The Nature Conservancy and Institute for Ecosystem Studies before joining the Jackson Hole Land Trust in 2007. Currently he serves as the trust’s Land Steward, monitoring over 25,000 acres of privately protected land in Jackson Hole and the Greater Yellowstone Area.

Education & Communication Fellowships

aldo-leopold-foundation-associate-fellow-greg-hitchFellows in education, communication, and outreachhave supported onsite programming ever since we built the Leopold Center in 2007. These fellows welcome and orient visitors, leadtours of theShack, and help organize community events and programs throughout the year.

After his education and outreach fellowship,格雷戈里·希奇went on to a PhD program in American Studies at Brown University. He is currently researching the cultural impacts of climate change on indigenous people and communities, indigenous food movements, and American environmental history.

Seasonal Fellowships

leopold-past-fellow-uriel-lee季节性研究金旨在为从事保护工作的大学生提供获得生态恢复和管理、教育和外展等实用技能的机会。通过我们的Future Leaders Campaignwill attract new talent to the conservation movement.

最近一个季节性的家伙Uriel Lee. A native of Los Angeles and a student at New York University majoring in environmental policy, Uriel had never participated in conservation field work before her seasonal fellowship with the foundation. The six weeks she spent working in the fields, forests, and wetlands around theLeopold Centergave her anew appreciation for land stewardship. 目前,2020年没有计划提供季节性研究金。

Visiting Fellowships

leopold-past-fellow-ufuk-ozdag亚搏lol竞猜访问奖学金在基金会的历史上是一种规则的,但更机会主义的经验。通过基金会正式建立和扩展这些奖学金Future Leaders Campaignwill enrich the Future Leaders Program by creating new opportunities for networking and mentoring.

Ufuk Özdağ她曾是一名访问学者,亚搏lol竞猜在土耳其哈切特佩大学(Hacettepe University)担任教授期间,在利奥波德基金会(Leopold Foundation)度过了两个月的假期。这段经历启发她翻译奥尔多·利奥波德的作品《沙郡年鉴》intoTurkish, and Dr. Özdağ has since returned on several occasions to work with foundation staff on projects. She also established the Land Ethic Research and Application Center at Hacettepe University that is advancing Leopold’s land ethic in Turkey.

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