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an online magazine for readers and writers of nature writing

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.

Catharine Parr Traill in The Backwoods of Canada, 1836. Photo by Alena Ozerova

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Saint Michael’s: A Day on Chesapeake Bay

by Patrick Hahn

With a rumble and a roar, the engine inside the dinky little pushboat behind us comes to life. Chugging and wheezing, the pushboat propels us out of the harbor, and then the first mate unfurls the sails and we’re on our way. I’m standing astride the deck of the H.M. Krentz, an actual working skipjack […]

Wild Lovers

by Kandi Maxwell

Recently, my friend, Andi asked me, “What’s your favorite flower?” Daffodils came to mind, as they were a childhood treasure. But that wasn’t the answer. My love for a specific flower has grown more complex over the years as I have traveled through different landscapes. New flowers have impressed me, and I no longer see […]