WHO WE ARE
Our World of Wildlife is a not for profit organization (501(c)3) that works with biologists, sociologists, and educators to engage people from all walks of life in ecology and science. Together, we translate, communicate, and disseminate scientific research and teach people the fundamentals of ecology and biology. Our mission is to facilitate nature conservation efforts through science education and communication.
AIMEE TALLIAN, Ph.D. - Founder / President
Originally from Chicago, Aimee moved out west at the age of 18 to work in Yellowstone National Park. She worked there managing and studying wolves, bears and bison for almost 12 years before returning to school. She received her Ph.D. in Ecology from Utah State University in 2017. Her research focused on wolf-bison in Yellowstone and wolf-brown bear interactions in North America and Scandinavia. She is currently working with the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research and Scandinavian Brown Bear Project to further our understanding of interactions between apex predators.
TOM BOUYER - Film Director / Videographer
Tom is from the south of France and currently lives and works in a small town outside of Lyon. Tom started pursuing his life-long dream of becoming a professional filmmaker when he was 22. Through hard work and dedication to his craft, Tom is now a well-established photographer and videographer creating documentaries and short films. Tom’s passion lies with wildlife and nature-based film, and his hard work and vision move each field trip forward.
THIBAULT ADAM - Assistant Videographer
Thibault is also from southern France and currently works as a civil engineer in Grenoble. He is a professional videographer in his spare time and joins our team on location, helping Tom with video, sound, and production. His humor and enthusiasm make each work day enjoyable and fun.
PETER JONES - Children's Book Illustrator
Peter is a British watercolor artist who has lived and worked in the United States since 2005. Peter learned the basics of watercolor as a child from his father, and has developed his own landscape style using the local Montana scenery as his inspiration. In 2014, Peter opened his own gallery in Belgrade, MT where he paints and teaches watercolor in his spare time.