Matt Clark has been actively involved in Southwest conservation issues since 1996. He has worked in various capacities for non-profit conservation organizations in the Southwest and now works for the Defenders of Wildlife out of their Tucson office.
Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences and a Minor in Leadership Studies from the University of Denver in 1998. After working on state and regional-level conservation initiatives in New Mexico, he went on to earn a Graduate Certificate in Conservation Ecology and an M.S. in Forestry from Northern Arizona University in 2005 and 2006, respectively.
Matt works on state and regional conservation programs and their interface with national and international programs and policies, with a focus on Sonoran Desert and Sky Island endangered species conservation planning and US/Mexico border issues.