National Parks Landscapes
Arguably, it is the iconic landscapes that draw us to our national parks, and move us to preserve them. No matter where I went during a year of reporting on the National Park Service centennial, the shining seas and purple mountains majesty always moved me….
National Parks People
During a year reporting on national parks, I either accompanied, encountered or befriended a lot of people. They ranged from family and journalist colleagues to the rangers who interpret and steward the lands. Clicking on an image will launch a full-sized viewer.
2017 Calendars (Nature Calls)
Last year’s version of Nature Calls featured images only from Washington, my home state. This year, I go nation-wide again. I think these are my best images – my photography got better because I went to better places (15 national parks for the National Park…
Making a Splash
One of the joys of a recent visit to Rocky Mountain National Park was watching a young elk buck splish-splash in one of the Sheep Lakes. Often, Bighorn Sheep visit the lakes for the salt deposits in the soil. There were no Bighorn Sheep this…
Diversity Stars at Ranger Congress
Shelton Johnson of Yosemite National Park and Ravis Henry of Canyon de Chelly National Monument helped put the National Park Service’s scant diversity on display during opening ceremonies of the 8th World Ranger Congress on Sunday, May 22, at YMCA of the Rockies in Estes…
A Grand Teton Tour
This may look like a week’s worth, but it was about a day and a half in October. The beauty simply is everywhere you look in Grand Teton National Park. NOTE: Clicking on an image will launch a larger viewer with the gallery.