narrative journalist reporting on nature and culture in the American West


Foraging for fungi in the Pacific Northwest
High Country News, January 11, 2011
Audio/photo feature about mushroom hunters and the science behind a bumper crop.

The Mushroom Guy
Etude, winter 2011
Multimedia feature about commercial mushroom picker Toby Esthay. In this audio slideshow, Esthay explains how mushrooming (once a means of escape) has become a way for him to find community.

The Nature of Writing Green
Etude, winter 2010
In this audio interview, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of ten narrative nonfiction books, Edward Humes, talks about environmental writing and his latest book, ECO BARONS: The New Heroes of Environmental Activism.