Interviews & Videos


Interview with Nicole Seymour (Public Books, 2020)

on why people hate environmentalists, the powers of being an alt-park ranger, the uses of funny, Barbra Streisand’s grapefruit orchard, & more


America's Democrats, podcast, 2021 (18 min)

"What we get wrong about saving the planet"

Historians Imagine, interview series, Center of the American West, 2021 (62 min)

Wide-ranging discussion on career & "creativity in the craft"

Generation Anthropocene, podcast, 2012 (40 min)

Stop Saving the Planet!, the LA Urban Rangers, & more

Press Play, KCRW, 2015 (7 min)

Malibu beach access

BackStory 2015 (12 min)

passenger pigeon extinction

LA River tour, for the USC Center for Health Journalism, 2011 (2 min)

speed-intro to the past, present, & future of L.A.’s concrete river

All Things Considered 2004 (5 min)

history of the feather trade


Rachel Carson Center, 2015 (4 min)

Stop Saving the Planet!

KCET Departures series, 2011 (3 min)

LA River revitalization

LA Urban Rangers—Public Access 101 videos: