Awards, Grants, and Fellowships

2017: Aldo Leopold Writing Program residency at Mi Casita, Leopold’s former house in Tres Piedras, New Mexico

2016: COMPASS Fellowship to attend North American Congress for Conservation Biology in Madison, Wisconsin.

2015: COMPASS Fellowship to attend the Society for Mammalogy Conference.

2015: University of California, Davis, Fellowship to attend the Lake Tahoe Media Institute.

2014: Frank Allen Field Reporting Award to cover invasive lake trout in Yellowstone National Park, granted by the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources.

2014: COMPASS Fellowship to attend North American Congress for Conservation Biology in Missoula, Montana.

2013: Climate Change Resilience fellowship from the Solutions Journalism Network to report on the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.

2012: Bodie McDowell Scholarship from the Outdoor Writers Association of America.

Public Speaking


“National Park Service Science Communication Training.” March 7-8, 2017. COMPASS/National Park Service, Western Washington Units.

“Navigating the Science Communication Landscape.” February 10, 2017. Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies.

“Ranching With Carnivores.” February 3, 2017. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

“From The Frontlines To The Bottom Line: Journalists Explain How to Make Your Science Resonate.” July 17, 2016. North American Congress for Conservation Biology.

“The Pitch: Get Your Environmental Story Published.” February 17, 2016. Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

“Changes on the Science Journalism Landscape: What Does the Future Hold for Reporters and Their Sources?” August 19, 2015. American Fisheries Society.

“Making the Case for Natural Capital: How Do We Reach Key Audiences?” March 23, 2015. Natural Capital Symposium, Stanford University.

Environmental Fiction

The Rewilding.” Terraform/Motherboard. July 6, 2015.

The Run.” Bellevue Literary Review. Fall 2014.

Now We Have the Crocodiles.” Stringybark Stories. 2013.



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