My writings and publications are diverse, ranging from creative non-fiction essays to peer-reviewed academic journal articles, with a bit of fiction and even some poetry along the way.
“The Carcass Chronicle,” The Georgia Review. Fall, 2018. (John Burroughs Nature Essay Award Winner.)
Country Diary columns, Guardian Newspaper, 2018-19
“Place Where You Live: The Gallatin Canyon, Montana.” Orion. 2015.
“Language and the Land: A Visit to the Indigenous Sami People’s Norway.” The Mindful Word. 2014.
“Cause and Effect.” Camas: The Nature of the West, V. 8: 26-29. 2005.
“In the Neighborhood of Wolves.” Camas: The Nature of the West, V.8:34-37. 2004.
Patten, R.S. and J.E. Ellis. 1995. “Patterns of species and community distributions related to environmental gradients in an arid tropical ecosystem.” Vegetatio, 117:69-79.
Patten, R.S. and D.H. Knight. 1994. “Snow Avalanches and Vegetation Pattern in Cascade Canyon, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, U.S.A.” Arctic and Alpine Research, 26:35-41.