I write about science, nature, and the environment. Every now and then I rant about writing.

  • Why Birds Love Mobs,” post on Nautilus’s Facts So Romantic blog, January 2017
  • For lesser prairie chicken, a new era in conservation or raw deal?Earth Island Journal, October 2016
  • Do subdivisions designed for conservation actually help wildlife?High Country News, May 2012
  • The House Effect,” Birder’s World, October 2010
  • “Species profile: Lincoln’s Sparrow,” Bird Watcher’s Digest, September/ October 2010
  • “Resolution Copper: a showcase for Rio Tinto,” Mining Engineering, August 2010
  • “The best personal protective equipment is your brain,” Mining Engineering, June 2010
  • “Chew that toy: the dangers of intestinal blockage.” Dog Fancy, January 2005.
  • “Brave New Neighborhood”: column in Porch, inaugural year 2004-2005 (six issues).
  • Where have all the plovers gone?Montana Outdoors September/ October 2004 issue.
  • “Village People: Community, Isolation, and Parenting in Public.” Brain, Child Winter 2004 issue, pp. 32-39.
  • Macmillan Leveled Readers (Grade 5): Extreme Weather: Tornado; Extreme Weather: Blizzard; Extreme Weather: Earthquake; Mission to Mars; On the Moon; Space Station; (Grade 4): Preserving Unique Places: Our National Parks, 2005. Macmillan Leveled Reader (Grade 4)
  • Reviews in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
  • “Territory Size in Lincoln’s Sparrows (Melospiza lincolnii).” Southwestern Naturalist 42 (4): 446-453.

Writing about writing