Book Talk at the Avid Reader in Davis

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be giving a talk at the Avid Reader in Davis on October 6 at 6:30. My hometown bookstore!

Upcoming Author Events

For more details about upcoming events, visit my calendar.

Publication Day!

Today is publication day for The Cold Canyon Fire Journals. I am writing this in utter amazement that the day has arrived, and so proud to have a book out in the world. My book is the culmination of nearly six years hiking and sketching in a California canyon, burned twice in that time by […]

The Cold Canyon Fire Journals: Preorder Special Offer

I’m excited to announce a special thank you for preorders of The Cold Canyon Fire Journals! Anyone who orders (or who has already ordered) the book before August 9 will receive an invitation to a virtual workshop and discussion on August 9 at 6:30 PM PST with John Muir Laws, author of The Laws Guide to […]

The Cold Canyon Fire Journals has a Publication Date

It’s off to the printer and becoming a reality—The Cold Canyon Fire Journals will be published on August 2, 2022. It has its own page on this website, and a press release on Heyday’s website. I’m working now on a great series of events leading up to and after the publication date, so stay tuned!

First Visit After the Hennessey Fire (9/5/2020)

Anxious to see how the area looked after the fire, I drove up to Stebbins once the highway was open again. I was waiting to receive research access to the closed Reserve, but thought it would be good to see what things looked like from the road. It is a stark landscape but a beautiful […]

A Conversation with Bethan Burton (Journaling with Nature Podcast)

Last month, I had the great pleasure of joining Bethan Burton on her podcast, Journaling with Nature. Bethan’s podcasts are so insightful and inspiring that I wholeheartedly recommend listening to all of them! In our conversation, we talked about the work I have done documenting wildfire response at Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve and the general […]

A Discussion with John Muir Laws

In October, I joined John Muir Laws on his Nature Journal Workshop to discuss nature journaling during and after fire. We had a really lovely conversation and the video is now posted on his website.


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