Writing Samples

Here are some samples from my writing portfolio. For more information, or for references, please contact me.

  • Rescue Mission Alliance 2016 Annual Report (PDF).  The annual overview on the organization’s programs and accomplishments, targeted to donors and prospective donors.
  • “Conservation Compromises,” Fish and Wildlife News, Winter 2014, discusses the inherent conflicts of oil and gas extraction on National Wildlife Refuges.
  • “Conservation News,”  a column I regularly write for the Land Trust Alliance’s quarterly magazine, Saving Land.
  • Nature as Nurturer,” for the Land Trust Alliance magazine, Saving Land, Spring 2010. This article compiles research and anecdotes showing that exposure to nature has very real health benefits. (View PDF .)
  • Inside Erie newsletter for Erie National Wildlife Refuge on endangered freshwater mussels, December 2009. (View PDF.)
  • A Plan for the Land, for Saving Land, winter 2009. This article explains why and how land conservation organizations have to carefully plan and prioritize their efforts. (View PDF.)
  • Howl-O-Ween: One in a series of feature press releases written for the National Wildlife Refuge System in 2008.
  • Riding Out a Rough Economy, for the Land Trust Alliance journal, Exchange, Winter 2004. (View PDF.)
  • Managing Lands with Public Access, for Exchange, Summer 2002. (View PDF.)
  • The Costs and Benefits of Owning and Managing Agricultural Lands, for Exchange, Summer 2001. (View PDF.)