November 17, 2012

This morning Minneapolis Public Radio interviewed me and Kenyon Fields about The Spine of the Continent.  Saving ‘The Spine of the Continent’  

 Kenyon is Strategy Director for Wildlands Network, the main hub organizing more than 30 NGOs to forge protected areas al...

November 11, 2012

I spent the last few days at a “controlled burn” conference in Lake Tahoe, and it was pretty fascinating. First of all, fire is cool. Or hot. A controlled burn is a fire set on purpose and not by a kid in the backyard. The reason fire ecologists say we have to have mor...

November 8, 2012

It’s fun to win awards, of course, but beyond that they do serve an important purpose. A few days ago I found out that with Emeline Ostlund and Joe Riis, I won the Stanford Knight-Risser Award for Western Environmental Journalism. The three of us contributed the main c...

November 3, 2012

The connections between art, science, and detective work are no more apparent than in the field journal.  Through the mostly hand-written notes recorded by botanists, novelists, and police officers, the raw materials of who, what, when, and where are documented over ti...

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