Nov 26, 2008

Winter 2009

Eagle soaring over a Washburn County Lake, January 2009.

Feature Writing Samples

 My winning essay published on the New York Times website:
The Role of Newspapers in a Democracy

In-depth news story published in Wisconsin Outdoor Journal on proposed phosphorus ban legislation in Wisconsin:
Noxious Bloom

Arts feature on local tap dance studio and the inspiration they found in neighborhood 'curb gardens'. Appeared in the Eastside News, August 2005.
Garden Party

A preview article I wrote about UW-Stevens Point's planetarium programming for the summer months. Appeared in Wausau's City Pages, June 2005.
Deep Space and the Ringed Planet

I worked as the head coordinator for the 2005 Wisconsin Outdoor Journal Calendar as part of my internship at F&W Publications.
2005 WOJ Calendar

This feature story highlights the rewards of ice fishing in out-of-the-way places, accessible only by foot travel. Appeared in the December-January 2006 Wisconsin Outdoor Journal.
Pike in Solitude

Links - I am one of the five co-founders of this project, which allows members to compile and organize their various outdoor adventures, through words and digital media, and connect with others who share their interests.
::: - I founded and wrote this Green Bay Packers blog from 2007 until the team's victory in Super Bowl XLV in February of 2011, as the pen-character F. Gordon Union.