Alternative Living

Fracking as a Lifestyle Choice

January 9, 2015
Alternative Living

The Boulder Daily Camera published this piece I wrote on fracking last week, and it has turned into a piece for local debate. See all the responses here. In the Camera, it was titled “Morality of NIMBY”.

The Boulder County commissioners sent a clear message by extending the fracking moratorium: We don’t want fracking in Boulder County. As an environmentalist, I’m left with a bad taste in my mouth because we are not banning natural gas use, just the extraction that Continue reading >>

Published in Sierra!

November 6, 2014
AdventureAlternative LivingExperiential Education

My essay, Wild Connections, was published in Sierra Magazine’s online edition today! This was the winning essay for an essay contest they sponsored last year for the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The prompt: what does wilderness mean for the millennial generation? My answer: 

I spend my life taking people into wilderness. I am a 23-year-old outdoor educator, and my students are people not much younger than myself: teenagers and twenty- somethings. Every time, whether we’re out there for a week or a month, there’s always a night when we lie on our backs and stare Continue reading >>

Refuge: A Film On Mission: Wolf

June 12, 2013
Alternative LivingExperiential EducationFilms

This winter, I helped work on a short documentary on Mission: Wolf with my friends Brittany Heath & Merle Gleiforst. I’m really happy with the final product; I think that it portrays general life at Mission: Wolf really well. Some of my time-lapse photography is in the film, and you can now find me on IMDB since the film was in some film festivals! Check out the film below.





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