Nature and Environment Feature


Cottage Life, “It’s a Hard Knock Life” by Philip Preville, May 2015

Super engaging writing… I was hooked right away!


"Twenty Million and a Hyphen"

Adirondack Life, “Bird Land” by Christine Jerome, Annual Guide to the Great Outdoors 2015

I love the wit and humor here, right from the opening line. The writing is lively and kept my interest.



Yukon, North of Ordinary, “Managing the Herd” by Kelly Milner, Fall 2015

Interesting story focused around an engaging community moment.

Award of Merit

mh-2016-ctgy1-publicissues800Arizona Highways, “Ba’cho” by Annette McGivney, August 2015

Strong reporting and anecdotes, and a timely, even urgent, issue make this a compelling read.

Award of Merit

mh-2016-ctgy1-publicissues800Lake Superior Magazine, “Last of the Gray Ghosts” by Cheryl Lyn Dybas, October/November 2015

An excellent and important piece deserving recognition.

Additional Entries

Arizona Highways, “Mysterious Little Birds” by Charles Bowden, January 2015

British Columbia Magazine, “The Big Melt” by Andrew Findlay, Winter 2015

Delaware Beach Life, “A Sound Strategy” by Laura Dattaro, July 2015

Kansas!, “Homegrown” by Amy Bickel, Fall 2015

Louisiana Life, “The Bear is Back” by Dr. James G. Dickson, May/June 2015

Louisiana Life, “Springtime in Kisatchie” by Paul F. Stahls Jr., March/April 2015

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, “Mysterious Predators” by Ret Talbot, Issue 136 Boat Show 2015

Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, “Yea Water, Yea Happy” by Teresa L. Carey, Issue 133 February/March 2015

Mississippi Magazine, “A Wild Shrimp Chase” by Boyce Upholt, May/June 2015

Saltscapes, “Eureka Moment for Nature Trust” by Katharine Mott, January/February 2015

Texas Highways, “Pine Curtain of the Past” by Matt Joyce, January 2015

Texas Highways, “Reptilian Grace” by Melissa Gaskill, June 2015

Wyoming Wildlife, “Skipjack Express” by Jeff Obrecht, August 2015