New Projects and Publications

El Malpais NCA Ranger Station Interpretive Panels

Writing a series of panels describing natural and cultural history of this monument to the Native American people of New Mexico.

Executive Summary, Land Trust of Santa Barbara Strategic Plan

Highlights and photos of the new 2020-2025 Strategic plan

Guest blogger, “Beauty for All” website.

Published in August, this blog highlights the scenic beauty and history of the Lower American River flowing through the suburban areas of Sacramento.

Nature Detectives Leader Orientation Guide Complete

New Leader Guide presents a complete list of activities and supplies arranged in seasonal themes with tips on how to work with young children when introducing them to outdoor experiences at school, in their neighborhood or nature-based site.

Mornings on Fair Oaks Bridge; Watching Wildlife at the Lower American River

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North Country National Scenic Trail: From East to West, the Peoples and the Stories.  

North Country Trail, map, projects, NPS, National Park ServiceNarrative text for primary website ~ Write nine brief narratives to describe each region. The trail crosses seven states and 4,600 miles. Summarize history of diverse population settlements, birth and development of major industries, recreation opportunities, and key individuals who made significant contributions to the region.  Collaboration with prime contractor who developed the Interpretive Master Plan for National Park Service.

Inside Sacramento Neighbor Profile

Nature Detectives, feature article, Janice Kelley, nature, outdoors, writingNeighbor profile published in Inside Sacramento. Highlights Janice’s launch of Nature Detectives outdoor exploration program in schools and neighborhoods.

Mornings on Fair Oaks Bridge – Book, postcards, podcasts and photographs

Assemble first person narratives with photos from Mornings on Fair Oaks Bridge blog into a full color, illustrated book. Book also features brief history of Fair Oaks Village, Fair Oaks Bluffs, Fair Oaks Bridge and American River Parkway as background for this iconic crossing of the American River. Spoken word podcasts of selected blogs and photographs available for sale to come.