About Kate Martin
Kate holds Wildlife Biology degrees from University of Montana (B.Sc.) and University of Alaska Fairbanks (M.Sc.). Born and raised in Kansas City, she landed in Alaska in 2004 by way of Arizona, Montana, and Oregon. She began working for the Alaska Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a Biologist in 2009, focusing primarily on waterfowl conservation. Kate is the U.S. Coordinator for the Sea Duck Joint Venture, an international partnership with the mission of maintaining viable populations of sea ducks in North America. On the weekends she can be found skiing, hiking, berry-picking, and fishing in the mountains and waters of southcentral Alaska.