Tyler Wayland joined the Texas Native Seeds team and the East Texas Natives project in February 2018. Born in Beaumont, Texas, he is thrilled to now have the chance to be back in the East Texas region. Tyler graduated from Texas A&M University- Kingsville with a B.S. in Agribusiness- Ranch Management. His time in Kingsville gave him the unique opportunity to work as a technician with the South Texas Natives Project. It was with the project that Tyler developed a clear understanding of the TNS mission and his passion for native habitat reclamation and restoration. Tyler’s work experience also includes time with an erosion control company in Houston, Texas and five years of service in the United States Navy.
Tyler and his wife, Brittany, are expecting their first child in May 2018. His hobbies include fishing, golfing, and spending time with family and friends.