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  • Hard Drive to the Klondike: Promoting Seattle During the Gold Rush, 1897-1898 [co-authored with Marcia Montgomery]. University of Washington Press, 2002.

  • Wild Animals and American Environmental Ethics. University of Arizona Press, 1991.

  • Muir Among the Animals: The Wildlife Writings of John Muir [editor]. Sierra Club Books, 1986. Reviewed by The New Yorker and New York Times Book Review; excerpted in Los Angeles Times.

canned salmon labels from author's research and personal collection


"The Role of Environmental History in the National Parks," guest editor with David Louter - Introduction. The George Wright Forum 28 (2011).


“Remembering April 22, 1970.” Environmental Justice (April 2010).

"The Volunteer Experience - Toliva Shoal Race," Pacific Yachting (September/October 2008).


"Going Wild."  Environmental History 12 (April 2007):337-340.


"Mermaids, the Pacific Fisherman, and the 'Romance of Salmon.'"  Environmental History 10 (July 2005):532-537.


Catherine A. Christen, co-author.  "Environmental History as Public History."  The Public Historian 26 (Winter 2004):9-19.


"Researching Endangered Species."  In Martin V. Melosi and Philip V. Scarpino, editors, Public History and the Environment.  Malabar, Florida:  Krieger Publishing Company, 2004.


“Mt. Rainier and PNQ:  A National Park Centennial Album.”  Pacific Northwest Quarterly (Winter 1998-1999):30-40.


“Sport Fishing on the Columbia River.” Pacific Northwest Quarterly (Winter 1995‑1996):5‑15.


“Wildlife Protection History” in Conservation and Environmentalism: An Encyclopedia, Robert Paehlke, editor. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995.


“Salmon, Science, and Politics: Writing History for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.” The Public Historian (Fall 1995):17‑28.


“The Expedition of 1905: 200 Climbers Tackle Mt. Rainier.” Columbia (Fall 1990):32‑36.


“Wildlife Protection and the New Humanitarianism.” Environmental Review (Spring, 1988):37‑49.


“John Muir and the Rights of Animals.” Pacific Historian (Summer/Fall 1985):103‑112.


“Muir Among the Animals.” Sierra (March/April, 1985):69‑71.


“Science and Sentiment: American Nature Writing at the Turn of the Century.” Pacific Historical Review (February, 1985):33‑50.


“Wolves I have Known: Naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton in the Arctic.” Alaska Journal (Winter 1985):33‑59.



"Salmon on the Baker River," for Puget Sound Energy.


Wesley Ebel, co-author. "Saving the Salmon:" for the US Army Corps of Engineers.


Carla Homstad, co-author. "Engineering in the Far North: A History of the US Army Engineer District in Alaska," for the US Army Corps of Engineers.


Todd Jennings and Jill Schnaiberg, co-authors. "Currents of Change: A History of the Portland District of the US Army Corps of Engineers," for the US Army Corps of Engineers.


Ted Catton, co-author. "The Fish and Wildlife Job in the Forest Service," for the USDA Forest Service.