Erika Zambello is a writer, birder, and photographer living and working along the Emerald Coast of Florida. She has a master’s degree in environmental management from Duke University, specializing in ecosystem science and conservation. Her love of the outdoors was inspired by a childhood in Maine, and she returned for her National Geographic Young Explorer grant in 2015-2016. She currently works as the Marine Economic and Tourist Resource Development Coordinator for Okaloosa County, where she manages ecotourism projects. Erika believes in the power of communicating conservation, and she has written for BirdWatching Daily, 10000birds.com, the Conservation Fund, Triangle Land Conservancy, the Maine Sportsman, and more. Her passion for exploration was the inspiration for founding both One World, Two Feet and TerraComm.