In addition to my scientific and conservation oriented work, I’m also a freelance nature writer. My pieces are generally in the style of a short, persuasive essay with a western viewpoint. I am also writing a book with the working title An Elk River Journal. 

Nonfiction Essays

Science should be about the facts, not politics (for Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
Environmentalists need to use the facts (for Bozeman Daily Chronicle)
Cast of Characters (for Outside Bozeman and Cast: A Guide to Fishing Southwest MT)
The Greenfront (for The Outlet by MT Chapter of AFS)
Against Beautiful Views (for Prairie Populist)
-Charismatic Microfauna: Yellowstone’s Case for Microbial Conservation (for Wild Hope, in press)
What’s in a fishery? (for Montana Outdoors, in prep.)

Scientific Publications

A multi-scale approach for analyzing illegal fish introductions in Montana (in prep)
Can amphibians help conserve native fishes? (Fisheries)
Stability of a tick-borne flavivirus in milk (Frontiers in Bioengineering & Biotechnology)