Articles

Below is a sampling of articles:

Prose Poems
Leaping Clear Magazine (5th anniversary issue)
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• “This Bird Survived Because She Wouldn’t Quit”
Audubon Magazine
      • Honorable Mention, American Society of Journalists and Authors
Writing Awards
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• “Nature’s Blinded Visionaries”
Catamaran Literary Reader
     • First-place, Eco Arts Award for Literature
     • Notable Essay for Best American Science and Nature Writing         
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• “The Chameleon: An undercover agent gives animal smugglers a run for their money”
Washington Post
     
1st place, Profile category, American Society of Journalists and Authors Writing Awards
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 “An Economist for Nature Calculates the Need for More Protection
New York Times
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• “A Flash of Fire: The Dilemma of 4,000 Pages of Memories”
Catamaran Literary Reader
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• “A Kindness While Dying”
Catamaran Literary Reader
     • 1st Place, Magazine Feature Article, 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition
     • Honorable Mention, American Society of Journalists and Authors Writing Awards
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• “Cries From A Distant Sky: Mindfulness in an Age of Extinction”
Leaping Clear
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• “A Call to Action on Climate Change: An Interview with James Baraz”
Buddhist Climate Action Network
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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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• “New Hurdle For California Condors May Be DDT From Years Ago”
New York Times
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• “Time and the Mountain”
phren-Z Literary Magazine
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• “The Little Owls That Live Underground”
Smithsonian
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• “The Birdman of Ayrshire”
Countryman Magazine (available in the UK)
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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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• “Turning Back The Tide: Preserving the Beautiful and Fragile Elkhorn Slough”
High Country News
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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
     Honorable mention for Feature Article, 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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