Confluence was selected for Outside magazine’s 12 Favorite Earth Day Reads and the Pacific Standard‘s 25 Must-Read Books for the Fall of 2019.

My Four Corners Free Press story on financial troubles in San Juan County, Utah, won a 2019 Top of the Rockies Award from the Society of Professional Journalists in the enterprise reporting category. Judges called it, “A deeply reported, revealing piece of accountability journalism.”


All Things Considered (Local) – KUER and KSJD both interviewed me while covering of a challenge to San Juan County Commissioner Willie Grayeyes’ residency status | January 30, 2019

KZMU News: Tuesday December 11, 2018

FOLIO Magazine, 2018 Eddie award for “Trump’s Attack on Public Lands Is Personal,” in Canoe & Kayak

Mountainview MFA, Lynn Stafford prize for outstanding thesis, 2018

Mountainview MFA, Orion magazine eco-justice scholarship, 2016-2018

Global Post, How to keep the American Southwest from drying up altogether.” By Brendan Boepple, November 2014.

National Geographic NewsWatch,The Colorado River, Source to Sea (Not Quite).” By Jennifer Pitt, February 2013.

Harvard Kennedy School, “Conservation Innovation: Students as Conservation Catalysts” interview, December 2012.

Glenwood Springs Post Independent, “Report Chronicles Troubled Colorado Basin,” April 2012 and “Researchers share river stories in Glenwood.” By John Stroud, July 2012.

American Whitewater, Beyond the Take Out” by Will Stauffer- Norris, May/June 2012.

Denver Post, “Colorado students may have a way to save the Colorado River Basin.” Op-ed by Walter Hecox, April 2012.

Etown Radio Show, Boulder, CO, March 2012.

Christian Science Monitor, “Paddling down the Colorado River to surface its secrets.” By Molly Driscoll, February 2012.

Huffington Post, “The End of a River? Source to sea down the Colorado.” Op-ed by Zak Podmore, February 2012.

State of the Rockies Report CardExpedition Report by Zak Podmore with photos from Will Stauffer-Norris, April 2012 and April 2013.