Whitney Tilt

Conservation Planner, Principle Conservation BenchMarks

When not hiking, fishing, bird hunting or otherwise enjoying the Northern Rockies, Whitney operates a consulting business specializing in strategic planning, evaluation, and issue management on a wide range of natural resource issues (www.conservationbenchmarks.com). He is also a partner in High Country Apps, developing field guides for smart phones and tablets (www.highcountryapps.com) and author of Flora of Montana’s Gallatin Region. Throughout his career Whitney has focused on conservation, working on a wide range of natural resource issues from Colorado River water allocations and Back-footed ferret recovery to Asian tiger conservation and evaluation of federal fisheries programs. Whitney has worked for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Sonoran Institute and National Audubon Society, among others. He earned a Masters of Environmental Science from the Yale School of Forestry and his introduction to the greater Yellowstone region was ranching in the Tetons of Idaho. Whitney Tilt lives in Bozeman, Montana.