Kylee Walterman grew up in central California where she was in close proximity to the ocean, mountains, deserts, valleys, and national forests; this is where she found a passion for the natural world. She attained a Marine Science degree with a biology minor from CSU Monterey Bay and during that time, developed her love of outdoor activities like hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, diving, sailing, and photography.
Kylee has done internships working in close contact with big cat species and in local rehabilitation centers, where she fell in love with birds of prey. Most recently she has been a naturalist and captain out of Monterey Bay running whale watching excursions where she’s conducted field interpretation during some incredible wildlife activity including orca predation events and mass migrations. She also has spent time traveling the PNW, B.C, Alaska, the Channel Islands and has studied in South Africa. Kylee has taken up an interest in connecting people to beautiful experiences and igniting the spirit of conservation. She takes every trip as a true adventure and believes the best part of an expedition is the unknown.