Personal info: born, 1946, Canadian citizen. B.Sc, (Agronomy) Washington State Univ., M.Sc (Plant Ecology) Univ. of Sask. Profession: ecologist and writer.
2013: Documenting Fire History on a British Columbia Ecological Reserve. Journal of Ecosystems and Management (JEM) 14(1): 1-10.
2012: Impact of Biological Control on Two Knapweed Species in British Columbia. JEM 13(3).
2011: Barns and Bytes. Canadian Geographic, October, 2011
2011: River Rhythms. Canadian Geographic, June, 2011
2010: lead author, Western Interior Basin Ecozone report in Canadian Biodiversity: Ecosystem Status and Trends 2010. Canadian Council of Resource Ministers, Ottawa, Ont.
2010: Man Facing West. Thistledown Press, Saskatoon
2010: Okanagan Odyssey. Rocky Mountain Books, Calgary
2009: A Pine to Ponder. Winner, The Lake literary non-fiction contest.
2008: Impacts of Climate Change on British Columbia’s Biodiversity: A Literature Review. FORREX Series 23. 24 pages.
2008: Park would sustain area’s natural beauty. First appearing in the Penticton Western News on October 07, 2008
2007: Interwoven Wild: An Ecologist Loose in the Garden. Thistledown Press, Saskatoon. Shortlisted for BC Book Awards, non-fiction category.
2007: Grasslands Splendor. Canadian Geographic, July/August 2007
2007: A Cautionary Tale in Clear Writing: Readings in Expository Prose. Mather and McLenithan, eds. Broadview Press, 2007. p. 98-102.
2006: Fire History of a Western Montana Grassland: A Pilot Study. Professional Paper Series #23, Indiana St. Univ. Dept. of Geography. p. 30-36
2004: Native and Non-Native Species in Grazed Grasslands of British Columbia’s Southern Interior. Journal of Ecosystems and Management 5(1):51-59
2004: Cowboy Dreams (feature article on Will James) Western Living Magazine, Summer 2004.
2003: An Examination of Community-based Ecosystem Monitoring (co-author with Patrick Yarnell) Forest Research Extension Partnership (FORREX) Series No.13. Kamloops. 49p.
2003: Salamanders vs. The Simpsons: Community-based Ecosystem Monitoring Journal of Ecosystems and Management
2003: A proud tradition: history of the Nelson Forest Region 1897-2003 by Don Gayton and Dawn Wrangler
- Kokanee (book on the kokanee salmon) New Star Publishers, Vancouver 96 pages, illus.
2002: Linking Indigenous Peoples’ Knowledge and Western Science in Natural Resource Management (Conference proceedings, co-edited with Henry Michel) Forest Research Extension Partnership (FORREX) Series No. 4, Kamloops. 81pp.
2002: Linking Indigenous People’s Knowledge and Western Science in Natural Resource Management: A Dialogue (co-written with Henry Michel) Journal of Ecosystems and Management, Vol. 2 (2) 12p.
2002: Little Bluestem and the Geography of Fascination (nature essay) in Eye in the Thicket,
Sean Virgo, ed. Thistledown Press, Saskatoon, SK.
2001 Landscape Mathematics (nature essay) in Northern Wild: Best Contemporary Canadian Nature Writing, David Boyd, ed. Greystone Books, Vancouver. P. 223-233.
2001: Ground Work: Basic Concepts of Ecological Restoration in BC. FORREX Series No. 3, Kamloops. 25pp.
2001: All Flesh is Grass (article on elk and native grasslands) Bugle Magazine, 18:1, p. 69-75
1999: Sonora North (article on yucca and horned lizard) Equinox Magazine, Vol 105, p. 58-70
1999: Canadian Science Writers Journalism Award for Healing Fire article
1999: The Cartography of Catastrophe: Harlen Bretz and the Great Spokane Flood.
Mercator’s World, May-June 1999 Vol 4 (3) p. 54-61.
1998: Final Report, East Kootenay Trench Agriculture Wildlife Committee (co-authored with Maurice Hansen) Ministry of Forests, Victoria. 94pp.
1998: Healing Fire (article on fire ecology) Canadian Geographic, Jul/Aug, 1998, pp. 32-42.
1998: Landscapes of the Interior wins U.S. National Outdoor Book Award
1997: Cry of the Wild (endangered species article) Canadian Geographic. May/June, pp. 30-42
1996: Turf Wars (crested wheatgrass article) Canadian Geographic. May/June 1996, pp. 70-78.
1996: Landscapes of the Interior: A Re-exploration of Nature and the Human Spirit. (non-fiction book) New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, B.C. 176 pages.
1993: Big Bluestem and the Tallgrass Dream (article on prairie restoration)
Equinox, Jan/Feb., pp. 30-39.
1991: Grazing Pressure on Saskatchewan Rangelands (technical article) Rangelands, 13(3):107-108.
1990: The Wheatgrass Mechanism: Science and Imagination in the Western Canadian Landscape (book of essays) 156p. Fifth House, Saskatoon. (Second edition published fall, 1992)