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

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    Miles Paddled: The Eau Claire River

    Paddling the St. Croix River's northernmost tributary, addressing its history, conservation issues, and tips for other paddlers.

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    The Heritage Initiative

    Writing, social media, and other communications support for an effort to establish a National Heritage Area in the St. Croix River region.

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    Precious Waters

    This short film takes a hard look at the sulfide mining industry's history of failed predictions and toxic pollution and the potential impacts on northeastern Minnesota from proposed mines.

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    The Science of Syrup

    Celebrating a sweet spring ritual.

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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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    The Right to Remain Silent

    An evening paddle interrupted by the distant roar of motorcycles.

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