“We embrace the importance of land conservation and are committed to providing an environment where native plants and animals can thrive. Our family has dedicated 75% of our land to conservation efforts. We hope doing projects from our home can encourage more people to take action and protect wildlife habitats in their communities!”
Chris Morgan is a British-American ecologist, conservationist, filmmaker, TV host, and podcaster. His stories from 6 continents have reached hundreds of millions of people worldwide as part of his mission to connect listeners to nature and to help conserve our beautiful planet. For thirty years his ecology and conservation work has focused on bears and other large carnivores worldwide.
He emigrated to the US from the UK in 1997, and in the year 2000 co-founded the award-winning community-based education program, the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project (GBOP; now Western Wildlife Outreach, WWO), which was designed to bring scientifically credible information about grizzly bears and restoration to local communities of the North Cascades in Washington State.
Chris has hosted and narrated countless television shows for PBS, National Geographic Television, BBC, and Discovery Channel, and has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman. He has become a familiar voice of the television series PBS Nature having narrated numerous films since 2011 on topics ranging from lions to pelicans and the Australian outback. Chris authored the book ‘Bears of the Last Frontier’. This large format publication describes the experience, the bears, and behind-the-scenes insight from the production of the PBS Nature television series of the same title that Chris co-created and hosted.
He is the co-founder of Wildlife Media, the non-profit organization that produced BEARTREK, a feature-length documentary (premiered in 2018) that follows Chris’ journey by motorcycle to Alaska, Peru, the Canadian north, and Borneo. The film’s campaign has generated support and exposure for critical bear conservation projects in these areas.
Chris is the host and co-creator of ‘THE WILD with Chris Morgan’, a podcast that transports people back to nature through exquisite storytelling about wildlife, conservation, and the wonders of our wild planet. Within its first year, the podcast hit the top 1% of all podcasts and has become a hub for Chris’s storytelling through audio and film….all part of his mission to reconnect people with nature, so they fall in love with it, and want to protect it.
“It’s a real honor to be included among the Kratt Brothers Creature Hero Foundation Ambassadors. Chris and Martin inspire so many young minds with awe and wonder about our priceless natural world. I witnessed it first hand when my own kids were young as we watched every single episode of Zoboomafoo together!”
T.A. Barron grew up in Colorado ranch country, and after a successful business career in New York, moved back to Colorado to pursue his dream to be a writer, outdoorsman, and conservationist. He is the award-winning author of more than 30 highly-acclaimed books, including The Merlin Saga, which is now being developed into a feature film by Disney. T.A. Barron is an advocate for public-spirited kids, and is founder of the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, a national award that each year honors 25 young people who help their communities or the environment. When not writing or speaking, T.A. Barron serves on many environmental and educational boards, including Princeton University, where he helpes to create the Princeton Environmental Institute, and The Wilderness Society, which recently honored him with its highest award for conservation work. He also loves hiking, camping, and skiing in Colorado with his family.
Jordan Salama is a writer for National Geographic whose work has taken him all over the world. His first book, Every Day the River Changes, chronicling a journey down Colombia’s legendary Río Magdalena, was named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2021 and a New York Times top travel book for the holiday season. His essays and stories about people, nature, and culture appear regularly in National Geographic magazine, the New York Times, Smithsonian and more. Jordan is also the co-founder of The Lulus TV and Los Lulus en Español, a bilingual children’s media series that has one million subscribers and more than half a billion views across two YouTube channels. He is passionate about telling stories for all generations that foster cross-cultural understanding and a greater respect for the natural world.
“I’m so honored to be an Ambassador for the Creature Heroes Foundation, which is doing such important work to inspire young nature-lovers and conservationists everywhere. Our generation must continue to make our voices heard on behalf of the landscapes and species we so deeply treasure, and I’m proud to be involved with this vitally important effort.”
His time spent in the field producing wildlife content has afforded Coyote the opportunity to work with the true caretakers of the environment and the conservationists making a positive impact on our planet’s ecosystem.
Coyote has worked with the Global Conservation Force on an initiative with the Kareiga Game Reserve in South Africa to protect rhinos from the threat of poaching Coyote has also partnered with the Pantanal Relief Fund to encourage his audience to raise funds supporting the animals affected by the devastating wildfires. Whether he is diving into the water to catch a giant turtle or putting himself up against the sting of a bullet ant, he aspires to educate and entertain above all else!