MEMBERS OF
THE POD

POD

MEMBERS.

Erica Wirth

Founder & Host

Erica founded this project in September of 2019 after spending a summer working as a naturalist in the San Juans where she deepened her passion for Orcas. Erica has always loved marine mammals and began working in the field when she was fourteen. She graduated from Eckerd College with a bachelors degree in Environmental Studies and Psychology in 2018 and is now operating out of Monterey, California. 

Ellie Sawyer

Porpisode Co-Host

Ellie became a part of this project in the winter of 2019. Ellie has been passionate about Orcas since she was a child, which also lead her to work as a naturalist in the San Juan's. She currently still resides in Washington, where she works as an environmental educator. She received a bachelors degree in Fish and wildlife ecology and management from Montana State in 2016. In her free time you can catch her biking, knitting or birding.  

Peaches 

Executive Interr(pup)ter 

Peaches works interrupting the episodes with various barks and grumbles. She received a degree in Barking and being a Nuisance  from Eckerd College  in 2018 at the age of three. She is proud to be using her degree today. While most of her contributions are useless, we would like to recognize her efforts.  

Important Individu(whales)  

We are fortunate to have several individuals breach for the stars, going above and beyond with their contributions. Special thanks to: 

Aloise Ca 

Aloise, is an avid activist who is passionate about the environment and film.  She has helped with marketing, feedback & new ideas. 

Rosemary Connellie

Rosemary is a conservation artist who uses her talents to bridge the gap between art and science. She designed the logo used on all of our multi-media platforms.

Gloria Pancrazi 

Gloria is one of the leaders for the March for the Dams and producer of the upcoming film Coextinction. She has helped with cultivating new ideas and community outreach.