What it’s Like

The two-year training program entails a week of training each year, as well as a final two-day training and graduation ceremony. Throughout the two years, participants will work in teams to develop, implement and evaluate a wildlife conservation project in the United States or globally.

Past Project: Cotton-top Tamarin

Past Project: Southeast Asian Bear

The next opportunity to apply for EWCL will be the 2015-2016 Class. Applications will be available in fall 2014.

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What Our Alumni Say

"EWCL offers anyone passionate about expanding their conservation career a great resource to learn valuable leadership skills, make connections with peers and leaders in the field that will have a long lasting impact, and take on projects that teach you practical skills and the power of relationship building. It has helped me advance my career and I think it can do the same for anyone who participates."