A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.
Drew Rush has a long history of working in and teaching about the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Before embarking on a career in photography, Drew spent ten years guiding on the Snake River and taking people into the heart of Yellowstone National Park in the winter. Since he transitioned into a professional photographer, his work has appeared in numerous international publications and books such as National Parks magazine and National Geographic: Complete Photography. His photographs have also been displayed at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming. Drew has recently spent years working in the Yellowstone-Tetons region on several long term photographic projects for National Geographic magazine. He looks forward to sharing an insiders' insights into these magnificent parks!
Called an "encyclopedia" by the New York Times, Jason is a professional naturalist, environmental educator, and guide who has been leading trips throughout the Northern Rockies for nearly 20 years. He majored in anthropology at Montana State University and is a certified Master Naturalist through the University of Montana, specializing in wolf and bear ecology. A year-round Montanan, Jason is an instructor at Montana State University and an outfitter and guide who leads dog sled trips and river expeditions. He works with NatGeo Wild's Casey Anderson as a location scout, wildlife tracker, and expedition planner for the show America the Wild.