Jason Matthews is a wildlife conservationist and photographer, who has worked for nearly 30 years in numerous national parks across the American West and Alaska, including those in Yellowstone, Grand Teton and Denali. With a background in anthropology and mushing, he has been on 24 Arctic expeditions, traveling from Greenland to Alaska to retrace the overland route of Knud Rasmussen's monumental Fifth Thule Expedition. For his work documenting polar bear populations, Jason received a National Geographic grant and was inducted into both The Explorer’s Club and the Royal Geographical Society.
Jason's photos have been published in a variety of regional and national magazines, and as a videographer, his content has been used in productions for the National Geographic Channel and National Geographic Wild TV, as well as for Animal Planet and the BBC. In addition to his photography, Jason is a certified Master Naturalist and has worked as a wildlife technician, park ranger, outfitter and guide. He currently lives on a farm near Norris, Montana with his wife, 2 sons, their horses, sheep and almost 100 sled dogs.