Wildlands Studies

Wildlands Studies is an immersive academic field studies program focusing developing practical on-ground skills to support conservation ecology, naturalist observation and the social-cultural context.

Members of EarthCollective create, lead and facilitate immersive tertiary education field programs for Wildlands Studies both in Australia and South Africa. The courses six-week experiential endeavour covers diverse areas of conservation ecology, from foundational naturalist skills to field survey techniques to interfaces with social-cultural contexts. Personal reflection and group discussion are integral components of the learning process.

Wildlands Studies is U.S-based and is an educational partner to Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment. The organization has been providing diverse environmental field programs to undergraduates for over 35 years.