Matthew L. Miller is director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy, the world’s largest conservation organization. He is editor and lead writer the popular Cool Green Science blog and is one of the most prolific writers in the organization’s 65-year history. He has traveled across North America and to five continents to cover stories on science, nature and outdoor recreation. He’s worked for the Conservancy for 17 years, previously serving as communications director for the Idaho program. Matt received a degree in English – Creative Writing from Penn State, where he also worked as a publicity writer early in his career. As a freelance writer, he’s written about the outdoors for Sports Afield, Bugle, Quality Whitetails, Backcountry Journal, Living Bird and many other publications. He’s an active member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, and has received numerous awards including Outstanding Board Member and several awards for blogging. He’s an avid angler, hunter, naturalist and distance runner, and lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and young son.