Almost three decades of eco-coverage

In the late 1980s, I served as publicist for an eco-tour hosted by the Quebec-Labrador Foundation/Atlantic Center for the Environment, based in Ipswich, MA.  The Center retraced the steps of naturalist John James Audubon on the Quebec North Shore. I also took photographs and wrote about community-based educational projects to introduce children to Atlantic puffins….

DIG INTO THE ARCHIVES: Discover more of my magazine writing about wildlife, the environment, and sustainability

Want to read a range of my articles that cover eco-related topics? Click on the magazine cover of your choice to read the enclosed feature. ENVIRONMENT Click here to access a comprehensive archive of decades of my magazine writing in a variety of topics (under construction)

“We Envision”: SCRD unveils new Draft Sustainability Plan

From a proposed car co-op to protecting a watershed, the Sunshine Coast Regional District’s Draft Sustainability Plan provides an inclusive view of how to maintain the area’s tremendous quality of life. As part of a community-wide team of consultants, I worked as writer and editor on this valuable report, released in the spring of 2011….

STV and Pacific Wild: Two B.C. clients doing stellar environmental work

I have written, edited, and consulted for Sustainability Television, an exciting environmental web portal in Vancouver, BC that creates and streams videos that promote sustainability. This Internet-based company strives to build online commmunities where like-minded people can connect to address issues from pesticide use to racism. I have also done web editing and communications consulting for the…


GREEN AT HEART I’m passionate about wildlife conservation, sustainability, and combating global warming. I support lifestyles and businesses that promote simplicity, natural and organic foods, and produce a small carbon footprint. I’m based in Vancouver, BC and the Sunshine Coast on Canada’s west coast. CHECK OUT MY BLOG Click here to read more environmental features,…

PeopleTalk magazine: What do green B.C. businesses look like?

What does the new face of corporate social responsibility look like with green-minded organizations in British Columbia? Find out about the organic products, visionary leadership, and sustainability education of Vancouver’s Rocky Mountain Flatbread Company. Learn about the certified organic wines and conservation strategies of Kelowna’s Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Read about the B.C. Institute of Technology’s dedication to…

“Very thorough and professional” — Sierra magazine

Sierra Magazine, San Francisco, CA 2008 I spent four months working in the editorial department of Sierra magazine where I wrote news stories, web copy, and reviews as part of a requirement for my master’s degree in creative nonfiction writing. Sierra is the national publication of the Sierra Club and has more than one million readers….

Local and global: A few recommended books

ENVIRONMENTAL BOOKS Do you want to save the planet with small, daily steps? Try reading the books I reviewed for the HR Voice website: RECOMMENDED BOOKS Blessed Unrest by Paul Hawken The Ecology of Commerce by Paul Hawken Fight Global Warming Now by Bill McKibben   RECOMMENDED GREEN PUBLISHER New Society Publishers, carbon-neutral and…

Roberts Creek Co-Housing: Canada’s first rural model

Roberts Creek on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast is home to Canada’s first co-housing community. Based on a Danish model, this form of sustainable living offers detached homes in a wooded setting, a communal garden, kitchen/recreational space, and protected forest. Find out more in my feature, with photos: Roberts Creek: Canada’s first rural co-housing community (Western…