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John Burroughs Nature Essay Award

On April 1, 2019 I was honored and amazed to be at the award luncheon for the John Burroughs Nature Writing awards. My essay “The Carcass Chronicle” received the Nature Essay Award. Published in The Georgia Review in Fall 2018 … Continue reading

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Shared Paths: Journeys to Inspirational Landscapes

A few years ago, I started the Shared Paths project, visiting places that inspired some of the world’s influential naturalists and environmentalists. The idea came out of my own connection to a particular landscape in Montana, realizing that my relationship … Continue reading

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