Thunder rumbled ominously as my husband Bruce and I rushed to join Dr. Jim Bissell on a Dune Walk at Presque Isle State Park. Under a lowering sky spitting rain, we waited anxiously at Beach 10 Parking Area. Cars pulled in and out, but no one arrived for the 10:00 a.m. field trip. Then, Bissell […]
Check out the two-part conversation between Marcia and her friend Chris Bolgiano, a naturalist-writer from the mountains of western Virginia, at the Woodrat Podcast: Part 1, Tales from the Nature-Writing Trenches, and Part 2, Greening the Appalachians.
A new, retrospective catalog from Penn State Press, prepared to commemorate its fiftieth anniversary, lists Outbound Journeys in Pennsylvania as its bestseller in the Keystone Books imprint, with over 10,000 copies sold since its publication in 1987. The sequel, More Outbound Journeys in Pennsylvania, hasn’t sold as well — only 3000+ — probably because people […]