Dr. Anthony Clevenger is currently a senior research scientist at the Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University (Bozeman, Montana). In the last 25 years his research has focused on developing science-based solutions for conservation of landscapes and animal populations in areas experiencing expanding road systems. He was a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences Committee on Effects of Highways on Natural Communities and Ecosystems. He has published his research findings in over 80 articles in leading international scientific journals and co-authored three books including the seminal work Road Ecology: Science and Solutions (Island Press, 2003) and Safe Passages: Highways, Wildlife and Habitat Connectivity (Island Press, 2010). He has served as the Principal Investigator planning, designing and evaluating the use of wildlife fencing and crossing structures in projects in Canada, the U.S. and worldwide.
Anthony holds a Ph.D. in Zoology from the Universidad de León and a Master’s degree in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Tennessee. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Conservation of Natural Resources from the University of California.