Jim is available for book and motivational conservation speaking engagements for businesses and organizational meetings.  Jim Williams has spent his entire life finding the wild.  Jim left the farm country of Iowa and spent his formative years as a young surf bum in the Pacific Beach area of San Diego.  He did is undergraduate work at San Diego State and Florida State Universities and his graduate studies at Montana State University in Bozeman.  Jim is an award winning TWS certified wildlife biologist and worked for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for 31 years as a Wildlife Biologist, Wildlife Program Manager and Regional Supervisor.  Jim is currently the Partnerships Manager for the Heart of the Rockies Initiative which supports and partners with 27 land trusts in the northern Rockies.  

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Path of the Puma
is now available on Audible, Apple Books, Google Play and Audion Books
. The audiobook is wonderfully narrated by the author — Jim Williams.

Path of the Puma Audiobook

Tune in to Montana Public Radio's show, The Write Question where Wildlife biologist and author, Jim Williams, discusses his book, PATH OF THE PUMA. Jim will also read a short passage from his book: 

LISTEN to the full interview with wildlife biologist and author, Jim Williams, on Montana Public Radio's The Write Question as he discusses his book, PATH OF THE PUMA

'Path Of The Puma' With Jim Williams


Bozeman, MT- Steven Rinella talks with author and wildlife biologist Jim Williams, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

The MeatEater LIVE tour 2019; the sports car of the cat world; overshooting everything; the adventures of Boana Jim; the GI Bill and how it helped spur wildlife management in America; the Florida panther; how a lion kills; lumpers and splitters; meat with feet; how much room does a mountain lion need?; the grizzly bear that didn’t den; killing livestock; pumas of South America; and more.

PATH OF THE PUMA author and wildlife biologist, Jim Williams, was on Steven Rinella - MeatEater's Podcast this week. Listen to the podcast now: http://bit.ly/2F3dVSL

Jim and Kris Tompkins at the Patagonia Books event in San Francisco

Patagonia Books Director Karla Olson presents the Ben Franklin Book Award to Jim. 

Patagonia Books Chief Editor John Dutton (left), Jim, and world famous explorer and author of a "Life Lived Wild", Rick Ridgeway (right).