“What a country chooses to save is what
a country chooses to say about itself.”

– Mollie Beattie, First Woman Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

That pretty much serves as my motto. I’m a conservationist who has worked to preserve wildlife and wild places in more than two dozen U.S. states. I’ve also directed three small conservation groups.

This site is where I post new writing and photos, as well as some of my past work. I invite you to come on in and look around. All the images and writing on this website are mine unless they are credited otherwise. If you see something that you’d like to use, please contact me.

The Long Brown Land

It’s hard to explain why you love the desert to people who think desert = wasteland. But for folks who like long brown lands, the United States is a fantastic place…

Endless Discovery

I spent a lot of time in the American desert before I discovered the creamy mid-afternoon light that makes some photographs look like paintings…