Brett Dickson

About Brett Dickson

Brett Dickson is conservation biologist, landscape and wildlife ecologist, ecological modeler, and fierce advocate for strong inference. Much of his work is focused on understanding and estimating animal-habitat relationships, landscape connectivity, the impacts of land use and climate change, or disturbance processes, such as fire and non-native species invasion, in forested and arid ecosystems across North America. Brett is the founder, president, and chief scientist of the nonprofit Conservation Science Partners (, based in Truckee, CA, and Fort Collins, CO. He also is an associate research professor with the Landscape Conservation Initiative and the School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability at Northern Arizona University, where he co-directs the Lab of Landscape Ecology and Conservation Biology (