“The Man Who Tried to Claim the Grand Canyon,” JSTOR Daily, July 31, 2019.
“Coastal drilling protesters to Trump: Take a hike,” Crosscut, August 13, 2018.
“America’s National Parks Were Never Wild and Untouched: Montana’s Emblematic Glacier National Park Reveals the Impact of Human History and Culture,” Zócalo Public Square, June 11, 2018. Part of What It Means to Be American, a project of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and Arizona State University.
“Why Sheep Started So Many Wars in the American West,” Zócalo Public Square, October 5, 2017. Part of the What It Means to be American series, a partnership between Zócalo Public Square and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. (Also available here.)
“The Trump Administration’s Review of National Monuments Smacks of Paternalism,” History News Network, May 28, 2017.
Bridging the Past, Present, and Future: Commemorating 25 Years of the Idaho Heritage Trust. Boise: Idaho Heritage Trust, 2016. (I wrote eleven short essays to contextualize the work in heritage preservation commemorated in this beautifully illustrated book, available here, from the Idaho Heritage Trust.)
“Traveling Ecologist Rexford F. Daubenmire,” Washington State Magazine 14, no. 4 (Fall 2015): 19. (online version available here)
“Law and Nature: The Famed Dissent of Justice William O. Douglas.” High Country News 47, no. 1 (January 19, 2015): 6-7. (online version titled “Should Nature Have Standing to Sue?”)