Tyler grew up in sunny southern California where he spent most of his time outside and in the ocean. He graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, where he gained extensive knowledge in natural history. After college Tyler worked at several different Outdoor Education facilities where he held several different roles ranging from Teaching Naturalist to Education Coordinator. Tyler is extremely excited to share his knowledge and love of birds and the outdoors with the Bird Camp community. In his free time you can find him hiking, climbing & exploring the mountains with his wife and 2 Australian Shepard's Pinyon and Manuka.
Kathleen earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sustainability Studies and Geography from Indiana University. During her time at IU, she worked for the Critical Food Studies Lab and spent her summers as an environmental educator in Alaska. After college, Kathleen continued her career in Environmental Education with several organizations. She is very passionate about helping people connect to nature, especially birds.