Wild Things of Wyoming understands that the quality of your experience depends largely on the quality of your guide. This is why all of our guides are highly qualified local naturalists who have a deep connection to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Colin spent his youth exploring the woodlands of western Pennsylvania. His enduring passion for the natural world led him to work as a wildlife manager at four national parks before finally settling in the beautiful Jackson Hole area where he has been guiding for the last five years. His excitement and passion for all the inhabitants of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, from butterflies to bison, is infectious. Colin enjoys snowboarding, mountain climbing, kayaking and BBQ's with his wife and chickens.
John grew up fishing, hiking and backpacking in the vast forests of Michigan, acquiring a passion for wild spaces at an early age. After college, and a stint with the US Army, He embarked on a life of various business ventures around the world. The call of the mountains eventually drew him to Wyoming, landing in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. In the years since, John has developed a love of facilitating meaningful and educational outdoor experiences. For the past 5 years, he has worked as an interpretive guide, fishing guide, and hiking guide. When not guiding, John is typically back outside following his passion for photography, hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, kayaking, horseback riding, and exploring wilderness areas all over the country.
John's knowledge, enthusiasm and experience are evident in the quality of his tours and presentations. A devoted conservationist and educator, his personal goal is to provide guests with the most rewarding experience possible, resulting in lifetime memories of the wildlife diversity and rich history of the GYE. We're sure that you'll find his passion for the wild contagious. Thrilled to be guiding for the Wild Things of Wyoming, John is looking forward to meeting you and sharing with you the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem that he knows and loves.