Non-Fiction

Articles

The Birth of a Station: Low Power Radio Brings Real Power to Detroit Neighborhood
An article about Detroit's only community-supported lower-power FM station which aired its first broadcast on May 11, 2017. Excerpt
Momentous Grant to Spur Driftless Area Conservation
An article about the unprecedented $5.3 million in grants that the NRCS is offering Kickapoo Valley landowners for conservation projects to improve water quality. Excerpt
The Water Behind Your Meat and Potatoes
An investigation of threats to water resources in Wisconsin's Central Sands region resulting from the $1-billion potato and vegetable growing industry there, including insights from the farmers who are working toward a solution. The article also features ranchers who raise beef sustainably in Wisconsin's Driftless region. Published in Edible Madison, Spring 2015. Excerpt
Fabulous Farm Babe Pam Jahnke is a Bold Voice for Wisconsin Agriculture
Profile of Pam Jahnke-- a.k.a. theFabulous Farm Babe--Wisconsin's iconoclastic farm broadcaster. Cover story in Madison's Isthmus, July 11, 2014. Excerpt
The Fight Over Frac Sand Mining in Wisconsin
In the middle of a frac sand mining boom, local officials across the political spectrum speak out against an attempt by some Wisconsin legislators to remove local control over the sand mines. Cover story in Madison's Isthmus, March 20, 2014. Excerpt
Who's Minding the Water?
An article about citizen water monitoring in the trout streams of Wisconsin's Kickapoo Valley. Published in Midwest Fly Fishing, July 2009. Excerpt