Adam Ernster

Adam Ernster is a seasoned mariner, photographer, and naturalist whose zeal for conservation and education has led him on countless adventures up and down the West Coast of North America from the San Juan islands to the Baja California Peninsula. Adam earned a bachelor’s in environmental science from UCSB, and his wildlife footage appears in documentaries produced by PBS and National Geographic. Adam’s passion for storytelling and wildlife also extends into co-hosting the Whalenerd’s Podcast, a communication project about whales and other ocean-related topics.