Clay Bolt

Clay Bolt

Clay Bolt is a natural history and conservation photographer specializing in the world’s smallest creatures. He regularly partners with organizations such as the National Geographic Society, National Wildlife Federation, and Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation. He is an Associate Fellow in the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP), past president of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), and co-founder (2009) of the international nature and biodiversity photography project “Meet Your Neighbours.” Currently his major focus is on North America’s native bees and the important roles that they play in our lives.

Clay lives in Bozeman, Montana where he is the communications lead for WWF’s Northern Great Plains Program. He was a leading voice in the fight to protect the rusty-patched bumble bee as a federally protected species under the Endangered Species Act, which became North America’s first federally protected native bee in 2017.

Visit www.claybolt.com to learn more.

Recipient of the NANPA Environmental Impact Award 2019, Clay leads Hope is a Thing with Little Clear Wings at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 23, 2019.