A popular and sought-after presenter Kristen Martyn offers a wide variety of interesting and informative presentations. To date Kristen has given over 70 in person and live virtual presentations. She uses a mix of colourful photographs, anecdotes, scientific information and personal experiences to speak about the backyard bird feeding hobby, habitat gardening, birding and ecotourism and being an entrepreneur. Her presentations are humorous, educational and enjoyable.

Kristen’s wide range of stock and customizable presentations are suitable for a wide variety of audiences including garden clubs, naturalist groups, special interest groups and keynotes presentations for larger events. She is also an ideal candidate for TV segments, radio interviews, podcasts, online appearances, corporate events, festivals, community events, birding events, garden shows and more!

Kristen has been featured on CBC Radio, the OLN documentary Alien Invaders and Breakfast Television (CityTV).

Full Day/Half Day Workshops

Kristen has led a variety of natural history focused workshops.  Kristen’s fun and informative workshops include both in class and in the field portions where participants learn naturalist skills to practice their application in the field. Kristen’s most popular workshop in Birding for Beginners which introduces participants to the hobby of bird watching (birding). 

ZOOM/Online Presentations

Kristen has given numerous live online presentations. She is comfortable presenting on numerous platforms including Zoom, Google Meet, Facebook and RingCentral. Presenting online has allowed Kristen to reach a wider audience while connecting people with nature virtually.


To book Kristen for a media appearance or to speak at your event please complete the form on the link below. Thank-you!

Please note Kristen will be taking a brief leave of absence from speaking in 2022, returning in 2023.

Contact Kristen

Speaking Topics

Some of Kristen’s most popular natural history presentations include (see descriptions below):

  • 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Backyard Birds
  • Being an Ecotourist
  • Bird Feeding 101
  • The Buzz About Pollinators
  • Gardening for the Birds
  • Hummingbirds: Nature’s Miracles
  • Nesting Neighbours
  • Preparing Your Yard for Spring
  • Preparing Your Yard for Winter
  • Wildlife Habitat Gardening

Kristen has also begun offering business-focused talks on creating an empowered team, delegation and social media management (see descriptions below).

  • Empowering Your Team- NEW
  • The Power of Delegation- NEW
  • Social Media Management for Small Business- NEW

Natural History Presentations

Business-Focused Presentations