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Debbie S. Miller
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Debbie S. Miller

Essayist
Debbie S. Miller grew up near the San Francisco Bay. In 1975, she and her husband, Dennis, moved to teach in Arctic Village, Alaska, a Gwich’in Athabascan Indian village located on the southern boundary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Over the past twenty-eight years, Miller and her ...
Stephen Brown, Ph.D.

Stephen Brown, Ph.D.

Editor
Stephen Brown, Ph.D., is the director of the Shorebird Conservation Research Program at the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences and has studied shorebirds and their wetland habitats for twenty years. He received his doctorate from Cornell University, where he studied restoration of wetland ...
Mark Wilson
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Mark Wilson

Photographer/Essayist
Mark Wilson is wildlife photographer, photojournalist, writer, lecturer, and avid birder. His work has appeared in National Geographic, National Wildlife, and other publications, and he is a staff photographer at the Boston Globe and writes two columns for the paper: “The Backyard Birder” and ...
Robert Thompson

Robert Thompson

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Robert Thompson is an Iñupiat Eskimo wildlife guide who lives on Barter Island, beyond the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In addition to guiding, he enjoys hunting, dog mushing, carving ivory, and woodcrafts. He is also an excellent camp cook and storyteller of local ...
Martyn Stewart
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Martyn Stewart

Recording Artist
Martyn Stewart is an audio-naturalist specializing in location and field recordings. Much of his work is used in natural history documentaries, many of which have been broadcast on BBC television and radio. He had also recorded several CDs, including one for Birdsongs of the Pacific Northwest (The ...
Cynthia D. Shogan

Cynthia D. Shogan

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Cynthia D. Shogan is the executive director of Alaska Wilderness League, which works to further the protection of Alaska’s incomparable natural endowment through legislative and administrative activities, public education, and grassroots activism. In 2002, Alaska Wilderness League was one of ...
Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

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Jimmy Carter, the thirty-ninth president of the United States (1977-1981), advocated and signed the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, which celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2005. Carter has consistently opposed drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as ...
Stan Senner

Stan Senner

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Stan Senner is executive director and vice president of Audubon Alaska. He has more than thirty years of experience in ornithology and in the fields of natural resources and wildlife conservation policy. Senner served as the science coordinator for the Anchorage-based Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee ...
Wayne R.  Petersen

Wayne R. Petersen

Essayist
Wayne R. Petersen is Massachusetts Audubon’s director of the Massachusetts Important Bird Areas (IBA) Program and has led international birding tours, lectured, and conducted birding workshops across North America for over thirty-five years. Petersen is a New England Regional Editor for North ...
Fran Mauer

Fran Mauer

Essayist
Fran Mauer moved to Alaska more than thirty years ago to attend graduate school at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, where he earned a master of science degree in zoology in 1974. He began his career which the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as an entry-level wildlife biologist. From 1976 to ...