Jeff Corwin

For over two decades, Jeff Corwin has been telling stories of wildlife and nature to global audiences through his many celebrated television series on ABC, NBC, Travel Channel, Food Network, Disney Channel, and Animal Planet. Currently, Jeff is an Executive Producer and host of ABC's Ocean Treks. In April 2020, Jeff created and executively produced the critically acclaimed TV series Alaska Animal Rescue for Nat Geo Wild, which has just been green-lit for a second season! His critically acclaimed NBC documentary and book, 100 Heartbeats, engaged both the readers and broadcast audience on the 21st Century plight of endangered species. Jeff is a leader in conservation, recognized through his work as an Emmy winning television host, producer, journalist, author, explorer and wildlife biologist. His lifelong experience, academic training, and partnerships with top conservationists allow Jeff exclusive access to the compelling stories from the battle to save our natural world. Jeff's quest for adventure has brought him to the frontlines of conservation in over 130 countries. Armed with a spirited wit, Jeff is tenacious, raw, and real, risking it all to share his passion with the world. The fuel that drives Jeff’s life-long career is a love for adventure and discovery, as he is working to change the world one species at a time and leave a vital legacy for future generations. Jeff is also passionate about local sustainability when not in the field, he is likely harvesting honey, eggs, and veggies from his island farm in New England with his wife and two daughters. 

3 words to describe Nature? 

Dynamic. Diverse. Interconnection 

3 things Nature taught you? 




3 most treasured Nature spots? 

Sitka Alaska

Tasmania Australia

Masai Mara Kenya

When you look at the ocean, it makes you feel...? 

Small but peaceful

When you see a forest, it makes you feel...? 

Excited to explore

When you see a volcano, it makes you feel...? 


When you see a sunrise or sunset, it makes you feel...? 


When you hear thunder, it makes you feel...? 


When you hear the wind howling, it makes you feel...? 


Are you an Ocean, Mountain, Forest, or Desert person? 

I am an ocean person; I live on a small island off of New England. When I am home, I fish and dive just about every day. 

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is Nature to your well-being? 

10 being most important

Share with us a childhood nature memory? 

Finding my first serpent, a garter snake in my grandparents' backyard at age 6, my heart nearly exploded with excitement. I knew then that I would spend the rest of my life working with wildlife and nature.