Julia Smit

Julia-Smit

Julia Smit

Courses Taught: Spring Mushrooms, Fall Mushrooms

Julia : earned a BA in French and English: Creative Writing from Western Washington University, but Montana’s mountainsides first led her to dive into the colorful world to discover growing on logs and under leaf litter. With over a decade working as an educator and years spent as a park ranger for Montana State Parks, her nature nerd specialties have grown to include bats, native flora of Montana, mycology and geology. She is the owner of the Nasty Naturalist and also works with clients to produce website content highlighting regenerative tourism and outdoor recreation. Her publication credits include work seen in various outlets, including Outside Bozeman.