DSCN1417I’m an environmental and science writer based in western Oregon. I’ve written on a variety of topics, including forest management, endangered species protection, the local foods movement, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and biomimicry.  Most of my writing currently focuses on agriculture and climate change.  I have a Ph.D. in biology and have worked in natural resource policy, environmental consulting, and plant conservation research. My writing has appeared in publications including The Oregonian, High Country News, The Huffington Post, and The Utne Reader. I am working on my first book. Bio>>

The latest from Carla:

Carla is a contributor to the new book Facing the Change: Personal Encounters with Global Warming, published in October, 2013 from Torrey House Press: find out more at www.facingthechange.org

Fall, 2012 Take Root Magazine
Bringing in the Honey

Fall, 2011 HJ Andrews Experimental Forest
Long-Term Ecological Reflections Contribution from Writers Residency
Looking for Solace in the Natural World

11/21/11 The Huffington Post
What the Food Movement Can Learn from OWS This Thanksgiving

6/16/11 Ten Rivers Food Web
As climate change begins threatening the world’s food supply, going local makes more sense than ever

5/16/11 Writers on the Range
Me and my SUV

1/24/11 High Country News
Small poultry farmers grapple with lack of slaughterhouses

9/24/10 The Huffington Post
The Latest Threat to Industrial Agriculture: The Local Foods Movement?