Erin Laute is a naturalist at World Bird Sanctuary.
Erin is originally from Saint Louis, Missouri. She attended Southeast Missouri State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Conservation Biology in 2016. She then was hired as a trainer for the Memphis Zoo Show in 2017, where she found a new appreciation for birds or prey and birds in general. She then was offered to be supervisor of the Milwaukee County Zoo Show in 2018, where her passion for educating about birds grew.