Enjoy these examples of my work, including publications in literary journals, environmental magazines, and various online media, as well as selections from Manly Labor, my essay collection in progress:

  • Climbing the High Ridge — and Stumbling,” River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative,” July 1, 2015.
  • “Frontier Science School: Pioneering New Partnerships,” The Bureau of Land Management Daily, May 26, 2015.
  • Goodbye, Coho,” Drive: The Magazine from Subaru, Spring 2015.
  • “Pitman Creek,” The Good Men Project, March 31, 2014. Originally published in Ascent.
  • “Stand Your Ground, Peyton Manning,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, February 18, 2014
  • “Pete Seeger, My Onetime Boss, Dies,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, January 28, 2014.
  • Pitman Creek,” Ascent, January 9, 2014. Nominated for the 2014 Best of the Net Anthology as well as a Pushcart Prize.
  • “Santa’s a Stud, Agreed?,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, December 17, 2013.
  • “Survey Says: You Talk Funny,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, November 5, 2013.
  • “Plan B: Got One?,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, October 6, 2013.
  • “Human Nature 101: Expect Questions Without Easy Answers,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, September 1, 2013.
  • Anima,” Poecology, Fall 2013.
  • “We Can Rebuild Him, Maybe,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, August 4, 2013.
  • “Writer Bullshits Himself, Needs Saving,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, July 7, 2013.
  • SAR Talk,” The Common, July 3, 2013.
  • “Mapping Your People, Your Place,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, June 19, 2013.
  • “Boy Meets Book, Falls in Love,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, June 2, 2013.
  • “Capitol-izing: Is Your Town Famous?,” Hothouse: A Place of Inquiry, May 4, 2013.
  • Ground Truthing,” Flycatcher, January 2013.
  • “Manly Labor,” Soundings Review, Fall/Winter 2012.
  • The Big Bang,” Poydras Review, Winter 2012.
  • Tough Love,” Stymie: A Journal of Sport & Literature, November 2012.
  • “Sauk Mountain, North Cascades, Washington,” EarthLines, November 2012.
  • Skagit River, Washington,” The Place Where You Live, Orion, May 21, 2012.
  • “A Cure for Cabin Fever,” La Crosse Magazine, March 2011.
  • Soaring with Eagles,” La Crosse Magazine, March 2011.
  • Patience and Pluck,” La Crosse Magazine, January 2011.
  • Walking on White,” La Crosse Magazine, November 2010.
  • “Busted Beer Cans and Baby Culture,” High Country News, August 30, 2010. Winner of the “Stories of the Working West” 40th Anniversary Contest.
  • An Encouraging Sky,” La Crosse Magazine, July 2010.
  • “Hope,” Skagit Watershed Council 2001 Annual Report, June 2002.
  • “Fish Out of Water,” Whatcom Watch, January 1999.
  • Volunteer Stream Monitoring Training Manual: Hoosier Riverwatch, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, July 1998.
  • “The Geometry of Nature,” Berkshires Week, February 1997.
  • “A Place in Time,” Berkshires Week, January 1997.
  • “Hunters on the Hunt,” Berkshires Week, November 1996.
  • “Buy Back the Dacks Fund,” Wild Earth, Summer 1995.
  • Organizing a Cleanup: A River Stewardship Manual, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, January 1995.
  • “The Gila: Think Like a River,” Paddler, December 1994.
  • “150 Years on the Columbia River,” The Fishwrapper, February 1994.