B.S. in Marine Biology, University of Oregon (2017)
Tyler spent a year at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston, OR before returning to Coos Bay as the 2018-2019 AmeriCorps member with CoosWA. Prior to graduating, Tyler spent his summers working at a surf camp in his hometown of Hermosa Beach, CA and developed a passion for teaching kids in an outdoor setting. Tyler is looking forward to furthering his experience in informal education and giving back to the community where he received his own education.
Tyler has spent his life on the coast and looks for any excuse to get in the water. In his spare time he enjoys running, hiking, music and game nights with friends.
What Tyler Does at CoosWA
As a Watershed Education Associate, Tyler’s primary responsibility is supporting the youth stewardship programs offered in collaboration with Coos County high schools. In addition, he mentors college interns in salmon-related field work, assists with the Salmon Life Cycle Monitoring program, and participates in community outreach and volunteer generation at local events and through digital media.