Articles

Below is a sampling of articles.

“Nature’s Blinded Visionaries”
Catamaran Literary Reader
First-place, 2014 Eco Arts Award for Literature
Selected as a Notable Essay for Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014
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“Dead Lawns and Two-Minute Showers”
Zócalo Public Square
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“The Elusive Quest for Writing Success”
ASJA Monthly (American Society of Journalists and Authors)
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“Time and the Mountain”
phren-Z Literary Magazine
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“An Economist for Nature Calculates the Need for More Protection”
New York Times
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“The Birdman of Ayrshire”
Countryman Magazine (available in the UK)
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“The Chameleon: An undercover agent gives animal smugglers a run for their money”
Washington Post
First place, profile category, 2012 American Society of Journalists and Authors Writing Awards
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“How to Submit Freelance Articles”
Writer’s Digest 
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“A Second Chance at Second Sight”
phren-Z Literary Magazine
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“5 Essential Tips for Meeting with Editors”
Writer’s Digest
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“New Hurdle For California Condors May Be DDT From Years Ago”
New York Times
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“Turning Back The Tide: Preserving the Beautiful and Fragile Elkhorn Slough”
High Country News
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“The Little Owls That Live Underground”
Smithsonian
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“Returning Home to Stirling Castle”
Stirling Castle Website
First Place, Stirling Castle Writing Competition
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“Seeking a Vocation in No-Man’s Land: Iraq to Berkeley”
High Country News
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“So Many Species, So Little Time”
Orion Magazine
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“Timothy Egan’s Western Odyssey: A talk with the author of five books about the West”
High Country News 
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“A Rare Chance to View Nesting Condors”
Winging It magazine, American Birding Association
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“Condors in a Coal Mine”
Smithsonian
Grand Prize Winner, 2009 Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
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“Get Up, Stand Up for Your Writing”
Poets and Writers
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“Wingbeats of Hope in an Age of Loneliness”
Henry Miller Library’s International Journal “Ping Pong”
Honorable mention for Feature Article, 2009 Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
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“The Face of Recovery”
Birder’s World
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“Get the Lead Out to Save the California Condor”
San Francisco Chronicle
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“It’s Not Where You Live, But Where Your Heart Is: On a visit to the Scottish town of his ancestors, an American man comes ‘home’ ” Christian Science Monitor
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“Bringing Back the Condor”
Birding Magazine, American Birding Association
First place for nonfiction, East of Eden Writing Conference at the National Steinbeck Center
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