Kim Sager-Fradkin is a wildlife biologist for the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and is based at the mouth of the Elwha River, where the river meets the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Kim has lived in Port Angeles since 2000 and worked for Olympic National Park and the USGS- Olympic Field Station before going to work for the Tribe in 2007.
Kim received a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California, and a Master of Science degree in Wildlife Biology from the University of Idaho, where she studied bear movements and distribution in the Elwha River watershed.
Kim has studied everything from marbled murrelets off the coast of California to coyotes in Yellowstone National Park, and currently focuses her research efforts on river otters, American dippers, Columbian black-tailed deer, Roosevelt elk, and Elwha River restoration.
Kim divides her time between work and spending time in the wilds of the Olympic Peninsula with her husband and two young children.