Bray Beltrán is the science coordinator for the Heart of the Rockies Initiative. His primary role is delivering the latest climate adaptation, connectivity, and landscape integrity science to on-the-ground private land conservation practitioners. He leads the landscape conservation design project in the High Divide landscape of Idaho and Montana. Bray was born in the xeric shrublands of the Colombian Atlantic Coast and grew up in the Andean Cloud Forest. Bray is an Spatial Ecologist and has ample expertise communicating with land trusts partners, and merging climate change science with land trust work. One of Bray's main career goals is to promote conservation at the large landscape scale while allowing compatible and adequate use by people to enhance our quality of life.