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Walton’s passion for wildlife and ecological relationships has inspired career as a natural history field guide. Walton studied Biology and Education at the University of Wyoming. He was an instructor and the ranch manager at the Audubon Ecology Workshop in the Rockies for a decade, and followed that as a manager for the Jackson, Wyoming-based Wildlife Expeditions, a natural history tour program for Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks. In addition to leading tours for conservation and education groups, including Smithsonian Journeys, he does wildlife research for several non-profit organizations including, The Wolf Project, and Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation. Walton is also a paramedic.