Two recent guidebooks – Mike Coltrin’s
Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide and The
Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains by Robert Julyan and
Mary Stuever – are excellent guides to the trails and
histories of the mountains outside Albuquerque
by Laura Paskus,
Oct 31, 2005
Across the country, "citizen scientist" volunteers help professional researchers by gathering data on wildlife species, from moose to hummingbirds.
by Jodi Peterson,
Sep 04, 2011
In Los Angeles, self-trained entomologist Daniel Marlos helps others learn about the crawly things he loves through his website: What's That Bug?
by Marian Lyman Kirst,
Nov 18, 2011
The dedicated volunteers of the Hummingbird Monitoring Network gather field data to help conserve the birds they love.
by Jean Palumbo ,
Sep 12, 2011
A natural and human histories expert of the West reflects on her work.
by Devon Fredricksen,
Oct 07, 2013
The Singing Life of Birds by Donald
Kroodsma explores the varieties of birdsong, and even includes a CD
of nearly 100 songs
May 30, 2005
In Little Things in a Big Country,
Hannah Hinchman shares a beautifully hand-drawn, hand-lettered
journal of her adventures in Montana with her dog, Sisu
May 30, 2005
Photos and drawings from Candace Savage’s Prairie: A
Natural History give glimpses of a beautiful, diverse
Jun 27, 2005
The experience of watching a mountain lion is utterly
transformed when the watcher realizes he is the one being
by Craig Childs,
Jul 24, 2006
In The Living Shore, food writer Rowan Jacobsen’s interest in the vanishing Olympia oyster leads him to a consuming fascination with threatened coastal ecosystems.
by A.E. Smith,
Apr 11, 2010