• salmon, Chinook salmon, seagull, feast, American River, Fair Oaks Bridge, Fair Oaks, wildlife, nature, writing, outdoors, breakfast
    Seagull guards its salmon during the fall run on the American River - photo from "Mornings on Fair Oaks Bridge" blog

Selected Projects


 Interpretation, Education & Training Programs

Sacramento Tree Foundation, LEAF program, urban forestry, training, volunteers, community education, outreach, urban forestry
Urban Forestry Volunteer Training Program Manager  Volunteers become urban forestry advocates.
John Muir, reading, Martinez, Strentzel-Muir Ranch, agriculture, Early California agriculture
    Field Trip Curriculum                             John Muir National Historic Site   Published Book                                 “Through the Eyes of John Muir: Practices in Environmental Stewardship”
Nature Detectives – Hands on learning program to help Kids Discover the Outdoor World.

Writing & Outreach Projects

San Francisco, City guide, Rails to Trails Conservancy
Online beginner’s guide to cycling, hiking, attractions and destinations.
community, community history, stories, histories, family, families, heritage, legacies, sharing, workshops, house tallk, house,
Sharing our personal and community stories
portfolio, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, CA historical landmarks, history, narratives, economic impact, communities, National Geographic, Sierra Nevada
Wrote more than 100 CA Historic Landmark narratives located in the Sierra Nevada region


 Organization Project List with Links to Additional Samples

American Trails Magazine

Bay Area Ridge Trail   °  California Arts Council

California Department of Fish & Wildlife   °  California State Parks

Conservation by Design  °  John Muir Land Trust

John Muir National Historic Site  °  Lewis & Clark National Historical Park

   Oakland Museum of California ° Placer Arts Council   

Rails to Trails Conservancy ° Sacramento Tree Foundation

Sacramento County Historical Society Performing Arts Museum Exploratory Study

Sierra Nevada Conservancy  °  Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

University of California, Davis ° Yolo Arts Council