Writer, river bum. Freelance communicator and correspondent. Curious about science, conservation, and life.

Latest Projects

Proud Moments

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    Pagami Creek Fire

    A chance encounter with the biggest wildfire in recorded Minnesota history.

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    Many Miles Man

    I interviewed Bill Nedderman as he paddled up the St. Croix River on his seemingly never-ending tour of the world by kayak.

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    St. Croix River Association Paddles

    Six days of paddling 90 miles down the St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers, with adventure and beauty and 70 new friends.

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    The Firegrate Review

    Editing and publishing two volumes of a canoe country chapbook.

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    St. Croix Sand Mine Spill

    A dam bursts and a story is made.

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    Watershed short film

    Writing and production on a short online video about the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the risk of new mining proposals, and efforts to protect canoe country.

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