Monthly Archives: August 2016

How Casey Anderson is making wild cool again Posted on by CarolPatterson

Casey Anderson has a pet grizzly and is a seriously cool guy. Learn how he is making wild places cool again and how you can go hiking with this National Geo host in this story I wrote for

Getting a Sense of Place in Canada’s Cape Breton Posted on by CarolPatterson

“My mother died last February and I came home,” said the elfin blonde waitress at Main Street Restaurant & Bakery seafood restaurant as way of introduction. “I grew up here in Ingonish Beach, but I moved away over thirty years … Read More

How to sex a marmot from 100 meters Posted on by CarolPatterson

“Stop!” I screeched at my husband as he scrambled over granite rocks looking for the perfect place to rest. “There’s a marmot right above you!” Colin looked up at golden-mantled ground squirrel and kept walking, knowing he was far enough … Read More