Nature and Environment Feature 35,000 or less circulation
Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors, “The Hunt for Red Tides” by Nicholas R. Record
The writer takes a complicated subject and, with entertaining and evocative imagery, makes it fun and accessible to a general audience.
Tie for Gold
Wyoming Wildlife, “Migration to the Mainstream” by Kelsey Dayton
Clean, spare writing about an interesting topic.
Yukon, North of Ordinary, “Last True Wilderness” by Steve Hossack
A beautiful narrative, that weaves in all the facts with an evocative wilderness experience.
Delaware Beach Life, “March of the Horseshoe Crab” by Jeanne Shook
Well written, well researched piece on the Rodney Dangerfield of the crab world.
Tie for Bronze
Arkansas Life, “This Little Piggy Went to Market” by Johnny Carrol Sain
Great piece from a former pig producer who knows the turf and the impact industrial farming has on the environment.