The Leopold Writing Program

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The mission of the Leopold Writing Program builds on Aldo Leopold’s legacy as a writer by inspiring future environmental leaders to participate in the evolution of environmental ethics through the written word. 


One Mission. Three Programs. All Generations.

Aldo Leopold Writing Contest

An opportunity for students in grades 6-12 to engage with critical questions about environmental ethics in an annual essay contest with cash prizes.  


An inspiring retreat for professional environmental writers at "Mi Casita", Aldo and Estella's first home in northern New Mexico. 


This free lecture features a distinguished national writer who inspires and challenges audiences to explore today’s critical environmental issues.


thank you to our sponsors 

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