Working from Washington, D.C., Bart currently leads NPCA’s Wildlife Program, focusing on the critical issues facing national park wildlife across the country.

He began his career with NPCA in the Southeast Regional Office in 2007 and most recently served as NPCA’s Yellowstone program manager and Northern Rockies regional director where he led NPCA’s work in North Dakota, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

Bart has expertise on many natural resource policy issues including mountaintop removal coal mining, climate change, energy development on public lands, wildlife policy and other conservation challenges facing the national parks. Prior to joining NPCA, Bart worked on the East and West Coasts organizing outreach to government agencies related to air pollution from the transportation sector. Bart has an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Tennessee and a Master of Public Administration with a Graduate Certificate Degree in Not-for-Profit Management from the University of Oregon.

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