Timothy Male

Vice President of Conservation Science & Policy
Tim directs a number of Defenders’ conservation policy programs, including Conservation Planning, Federal Lands, Oregon Biodiversity Partnership and Economics. He oversees approximately policy experts, scientists, and lawyers dedicated to conserving a network of wildlife habitat supporting viable wildlife populations across America. He is an expert in biodiversity conservation, private land incentives, agriculture policy, the Endangered Species Act and land conservation.

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Prairie, © Jim Brandenburg / National Geographic Stock

Saving America’s Last Prairies »

Thanks in great part to agriculture, most of America’s prairies are gone today – and with them, species iconic to our Midwest. But two members of Congress are bringing back the effort to prevent our prairies and wetlands from being turned into cropland.