Trent now lives in Seattle, Washington where he has worked as baker and spends his time running trails, climbing mountains and writing music.
He began to connect his drive for adventure to his passion for conservation upon moving to Washington, working with Conservation Northwest and ASC on wildlife monitoring projects in the Olympic National Forest and the North Cascades Ecosystem. He’s excited to apply his passion and knowledge to his native environment on the American Prairie Reserve.
With a degree from Mansfield University in Geography, Geology and Outdoor Leadership, Tony a passion for science, wilderness preservation and interpretation of the natural world. He fell in love with the American West on a three-week backpacking tour of the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts.
Tony records some of his experiences on his blog “Staff, Stock, & Oar.” In his free time he enjoys whitewater kayaking, sport climbing, backpacking, skiing and fly fishing. His favorite book isDune.
As an undergrad studying Molecular Biology and Ecology at the University of Arizona, Jennifer spent her time working with captive raptors at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and on a geobiology project at Biosphere-2. Since graduating, she has researched warblers in the mountains near Tucson and prairie dogs in Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan.
In her free time, Jennifer hikes, scuba dives and snowboards. To wind down, she enjoys a good book and a cup of tea. She is looking forward to continuing her adventures in the North American prairies and is excited to acclimate to her first cold prairie winter.