MICHAEL ROEDEL is a professional wildlife biologist with extensive experience as a birder across the southern states. In recent years he has served as the State Ornithologist for Tennessee. Michael now makes his home in New Mexico.
KRISTA KAGUME is a nature writer who has travelled across North America, working as a freelance journalist, cycling-tour guide and deckhand on a commercial fishing vessel. After earning her degree in conservation biology, Krista focused on environmental research and communications. She remains an avid cyclist and frequently heads off the beaten path in searh of wildlife and plants.
GREGORY KENNEDY has been an active naturalist since he was very young. He is the author of many books on natural history, and has also produced film and television shows on environmental issues and indigenous concerns in Southeast Asia, New Guinea, South and Central America, the High Arctic and elsewhere.