Travis Wilcox graduated from Western Michigan University with magna cum laude honors. At Western, he studied geography and environmental science with an emphasis in environmental analysis and resource management. He currently works for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources as a hemlock woolly adelgid and forest health crew member. His favorite part of his job is to explore Michigan’s diverse landscape, and to identify and learn about the plants he finds. In his free time, Travis enjoys kayaking, camping, beach excursions, and foraging.