Director of Wildlife Expeditions at Teton Science Schools
Ecologist for The Nature Conservancy & Guides of Jackson Hole
Naturalist – EcoTour Adventures Owner & Guide
Wyoming Game & Fish Ecologist
Project Manager for Trout Unlimited
Senior Wildlife Biologist at the National Elk Refuge
Conservation Director at Teton Raptor Center
Wildlife Program Coordinator for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Project Manager with the Wyoming Migration Initiative
Raised in the shadow of the Tetons, Trevor lives the dream, working as a biologist for The Nature Conservancy, a research associate for Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative, and owns a local wildlife guide company Guides of Jackson Hole – all striving towards the conservation of this amazing community made of much more than just people. His research looks at the impact of climate change on the seasonal timing of ecological events (including snow, wildflowers, and leaves changing color), as well as the interaction between human recreation and wildlife behavior on some of Jackson’s most popular trail systems. Recently, Trevor has taken a dive into film-making including the short documentary Climb-It Change and is currently working on a new series with a stellar Jackson based video crew. Despite his busy schedule, he still finds plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors through snowboarding, climbing, mountain biking, and backpacking. Keep an eye out for Trevor in the backcountry and find out how you can become a citizen scientist! Email Trevor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Wise is a Wildlife Disease Biologist for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, based in Jackson. His job is wide ranging and varies from wildlife research to public outreach. Much of the research that Ben participates in pertains to protecting wildlife populations while working to create a balance between wildlife needs and public desire. Wildlife disease is a very complex topic to study, and it is only getting more complicated. Finding a way to balance robust, healthy wildlife populations with an ever expanding human presence in the area is challenging, but through collaborative work within the community, major advancements have been made over the last several decades.
Eric Cole serves as the Senior Wildlife Biologist at the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Wyoming, where he has worked since 1998 His main job is to study the Jackson elk herd, 7,500 of which occupy the refuge during the winter. His studies are focused on elk migration, elk habitat use, and the role of animal density on disease risk. He also oversees the Refuge’s supplemental feeding program, one of the largest wildlife feeding operations in the world. During the summer months he monitors the various other species that use the Refuge and studies the plant communities that provide habitat for these animals.
Chris is the Wildlife Program Coordinator for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition. He works to reduce conflicts between people and wildlife, with a focus on large carnivores, migrating ungulates and on highways throughout the ecosystem. Chris works to find collaborative solutions by working with affected stakeholders and has worked for GYC since 2008. Previously he worked for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department on elk feedgrounds and brucellosis issues. Chris lives in Jackson with his wife Susan and their two children and enjoys all of the outdoor recreation opportunities that the area offers.