Jodi A. Hilty | An Island Press Author

Jodi A. Hilty

An expert on wildlife corridors, Dr. Jodi A. Hilty is the president and chief scientist of the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.  For over 20 years she has worked to advance conservation leading science, community-based conservation and policy and management changes. In the last 15 years she focused her work in North America; among other accomplishments her team successfully established the first federally designated wildlife corridor in the United States, the Path of the Pronghorn in Wyoming, and led the science that served as to inform Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories to more than 6.5 times its former size. Dr. Hilty also has been coeditor or lead author on three books, including Climate and Conservation: Landscape and Seascape Science, Planning, and Action (2012).   She provides a range of advisory roles and is Vice Chair for North America of the IUCN connectivity committee.

Corridor Ecology, Second Edition

Linking Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Adaptation

Migrating wildlife species across the globe face a dire predicament as their traditional migratory routes are cut off by human encroachment. Forced into smaller and smaller patches of habitat, they must compete more aggressively for dwindling...

Climate and Conservation

Climate and Conservation

Landscape and Seascape Science, Planning, and Action

Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of leading-edge projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity...

Safe Passages

Highways, Wildlife, and Habitat Connectivity

Safe Passages brings together in a single volume the latest information on the emerging science of road ecology as it relates to mitigating interactions between roads and wildlife. This practical handbook of tools and examples is designed...