Items by Eliza Murphy

Turning dead deer into good soil
Turning dead deer into good soil
A pilot program in Oregon transforms roadkill into compost.
On the front line of mental illness and violence
On the front line of mental illness and violence
The National Rifle Association acts as a terrorist organization in its efforts to limit gun control
Oregon sculptor turns beach trash into meaningful art
Oregon sculptor turns beach trash into meaningful art
Angela Haseltine Pozzi makes thought-provoking art from the trash that washes up on Oregon's beaches.
A geography of the imagination
In Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape, edited by Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney, 45 diverse writers define unusual geographical terms used across the country.
Conspiring with caddisflies
A Seattle artist known only as Ferg works with tiny caddisfly larvae to make jewelry from the insects’ intricate casings
Caught in the Headlights
Personal obsession leads one woman into a world of scientists, wildlife rehabilitators and eccentric artists who are fascinated by the bloody relationship between wildlife and roads.
New Mexicans move to make roads more wildlife-friendly
In New Mexico, local residents are working with schoolkids and activists to find ways to prevent roadkill in dangerous Tijeras Canyon