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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.

— Doubling Back: ten paths trodden in memory by Linda Cracknell, Freight Books, 2014. Photo by Goran Bogicevic

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The Moon-lit Waters of a Costa Rican Cliff

by Adrian Vargas

It’s very misty up here, and the windy road’s edge seems to fall into nothingness. Fog makes the trip up the mountain look like a horror movie. When I reach the top, we go down, but this time the sun greets us, just as it is getting ready for bed. Splashes of red blue purple […]

Marmot Country

by Wayne Heinze

“Human attention on wildlife naturally falls on the glamour species. Nowadays everyone wants to save the whales, but how many people are campaigning to save the krill on which the whales depend for their survival?” E. Donnall Thomas Jr., Montana Peaks, Streams and Prairie, A Natural History The climb from the visitor center to the […]

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