Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Fun Sea Turtle Science

My latest piece for Nature News, about tagging small turtles.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico

A news piece I did for Nature about the reporting system for oil spills, and how such spills are probably routinely under-reported.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Closed Canyon Hike

Backpacker featured my write-up of this hike on its Hike of the Day blog way back in 2009, but I never posted it. A very photogenic slot canyon.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Invasive Cane

This cane is taking over Texas! Read about it in my story for Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine.

Kayaking in Texas

I wrote about a few favorite kayak trails for the April issue of Texas Highways.

Science at sea

Conducting research far from shore has unique challenges. I spent two weeks with scientists studying the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Cape Hatteras last summer. Here's a short piece I wrote about those challenges for the UT College of Natural Sciences.