• Cottonwood kiln, kiln, Gold Rush, Cottonwood Creek, Owens Valley, Mono County, Mono Lake, miners, trees, forest, mountain, Sierra Nevada
    Cottonwood Charcoal Kilns in Inyo County stand as a reminder of the impact of the Gold Rush on forests, rivers and landscapes.

Portfolio

This page displays images and samples from public programs and writing projects. Blue text indicates links to project detail pages where pdfs are available to download.  Scroll down to access other writing project samples available for download.

Public Programs & Workshops

portfolio, work samples, urban forestry, education, steward, leader, adult learning, leader, volunter, training, trees, biology, volunteer, science, river friendly landscaping, climate change,
Sacramento Tree Foundation LEAF Steward Program Manager ~ lead volunteers in community outreach efforts. Program Fact Sheet
John Muir, reading, Martinez, Strentzel-Muir Ranch, agriculture, Early California agriculture
John Muir National Historic Site Field Trip Curriculum Project
Native American, Chinook, Middle Village, Oregon, history, culture, story, interpretation, site, National Park Service, canoe, transportation,
Lewis & Clark National Historical Park Field Trip Curriculum for Chinook Middle Village


community history, portfolio, community engagement, stories, community histories, history, family, neighborhoods, writing, workshops, neighbors, outreach, Sacramento, midtown
If This House Could Talk   community history project engaging neighbors to share family and community stories. Fact Sheet
portfolio, coyote, coyote tales, coyote skin, Cache Creek Conservancy, Woodland, storytelling, stories, interpretive walk, interpretation, families
Coyote Tales” interpretive walk and storytelling event at Cache Creek Conservancy.
portfolio, Chinook Salmon, Nimbus Fish Hatchery, tour guide, visitor center
Tour Guide at Nimbus Fish Hatchery Visitor Center discussing salmon life cycle, habitat, and challenges

Sample Writing Projects

interpretive exhibits, portfolio, Oakland Museum of CA, Saramento rivers, American River Parkway, American River, Sacramento river
Award-winning Oakland Museum of California exhibit highlighting amenities of Sacramento – a city of two rivers. Preview sample exhibit outline.
portfolio, video, Sutter's Fort, CA State Parks, Adobe spark video, photographs, docent
Wrote and produced video highlighting visitor special programs and events
portfolio, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, CA historical landmarks, history, narratives, economic impact, communities, National Geographic, Sierra Nevada
Wrote more than 100 CA Historical Landmark narratives for sites located in the Sierra Nevada region.  Project details www.sierranevadageotourism website link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

Writing Samples to Download

Other Organization Projects

  • Bay Area Ridge Trailfeature stories
  • California State Railroad Museum ~ contributing writer “Sacramento Shops” interpretive displays
  • California State University, Sacramento ~ lecturer, “Foundations of Recreation & Leisure”
  • KVIE Channel 6 (PBS)~ writer
  • Rails to Trails ConservancySan Francisco Trails and Attractions
  • Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission ~ artist in residence
  • Sierra College – instructor, “Writing Your Family Stories”
  • Yolo County Arts Council ~artist in residence