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Nature writing is born out of love, respect, and awe. It finds its subject during days of close observation of the natural world. It finds its voice in the relationship with nature developed during those days.

Wallace Stegner, “Crossing into Eden” in Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs, 1992. Photo by Lane Erickson

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Winter’s Blessings

by Marie Sar

A pair of crows call to me as I walk. They wear their black boldly, contrasting against the snow and, with no leafy canopies to hide within, I have no trouble following them as they rise from ground to tree. “I hear you!” I shout back and continue on my way. I have been warned […]

Mountain Calls

by Mike King

I went to the Rax – the last peak in the Austrian mountains – with a novel in mind. I had planned it as a piece of nature writing segueing into coffee-house debate in Vienna over our looming environmental crisis. The novel, Mountain Calls, is a travelogue of my last two significant trips to the […]