Writing_button (2012)

I have co-edited a textbook and authored nearly 300 articles and essays in digital and print publications.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Merkle, B.G. 2017. Amphibious Citizen Scientists. Western Confluence. (view article; I also created the accompanying illustrations and photos.)
  2. Polfus, J.L., D. Simmons, M. Neyelle, W. Bayha, F. Andrew, L. Andrew, G. Merkle, K. Rice, and M. Manseau. Creative Convergence: Exploring Bicultural Diversity through Art. Article in press with Ecology and Society.
  3. Merkle, B.G. 2016. Green Fire. Poems Across the Big Sky, II. Many Voices Press: Kalispell, MT.
  4. Kinney, K., G. Merkle, and S.C. Vélez, eds. 2016. Writing @ 7200 Feet: First-Year College Composition and Rhetoric—Or a Beginner’s Guide to Composing Academic, Civic, and Multimodal Genres. Hayden McNeil: Plymouth, MI.
  5. Merkle, B.G. 2016+. Illustrated natural history column in root and star children’s magazine. (view magazine website)
  6. Merkle, B.G. 2016. Drawn to Caribou. American Scientist, vol 104(1): 16-18. (view article)
  7. Merkle, B.G. 2015. Why scientists (even nonartists) should draw. Crastina. (view article)
  8. Merkle, B.G. 2015. Drawn to Québec: An eel is an eel is an eel, or is it? Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (Received 3rd place, QCNA Best Environmental Story 2015 award; view article)
  9. Merkle, B.G. 2015. Drawn to the West: Rare fireflies light up Montana. Laramie Boomerang. (view article)
  10. Merkle, B.G. 2015. Drawn to the West: What’s wrong with that sagebrush? Laramie Boomerang. (view article)
  11. Merkle, B.G. 2015. Clean and Unclean: Eating Meat. The Learned Pig. (view article)
  12. Merkle, B.G. 2015. Drawn to Québec: The buzz about bees. Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (view article)
  13. Merkle, B.G. et al. 2015. 250th anniversary special edition magazine I edited/coordinated for the Québec Chronicle-Telegraph, North America’s oldest newspaper. (Received 1st place, QCNA Best Special Section 2014 and 1st place, QCNA Best Community Newspaper Promotion 2014; view magazine)
  14. Merkle, B.G. 2014. Pickled winter: Is the environment eating too much salt? Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (view article)
  15. Merkle, B.G. 2014. Local scientists “say cheese.” Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (view article)
  16. Merkle, B.G. and J.A. Merkle. 2013. A park where the buffalo roam. BC Nature.
  17. Merkle, B.G. 2013. Tradition and sustainability in a Bordeaux bottle & Bordeaux-Québec Connection gets personal. Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (1st place, QCNA Best Business Column or Feature 2014; view article)
  18. Merkle, B.G. 2013. Nocturnal wonders: moths outshine butterflies at night. Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (view article)
  19. Merkle, B.G. and J. A. Merkle. 2013. A glimpse of field work in the “Land of the Living Skies.” Centre d’étude de la fôret/the Centre for Forest Research.
  20. Merkle, B.G. 2013. Review: Whole Measures only partially measures up. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. (view article)
  21. Merkle, B.G. 2013. Conserving Québec’s caribou, Part III: A taste of heritage. Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (Received 2nd place, QCNA Best Investigative or In-depth Reporting 2013; view article)
  22. Merkle, B.G. 2013. Conserving Québec’s caribou, Part II: Woodland caribou not “out of the woods.” Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (Received 2nd place, QCNA Best Investigative or In-depth Reporting 2013; view article)
  23. Merkle, B.G. Up close and personal with a caribou researcher, part I. Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (Received 2nd place, QCNA Best Investigative or In-depth Reporting 2013; view article)
  24. Merkle, B.G. 2013. Orcas iced in: a hot topic in the frozen North. Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (view article)
  25. Merkle, B.G. and J. A. Merkle. 2012. Conservation photography as more than just a hobby, part II. Early Career Ecologists. (view article)
  26. Merkle, B.G. and J. A. Merkle. 2012. Conservation photography as more than just a hobby, part I. Early Career Ecologists. (view article)
  27. Merkle, J. A., P. R. Krausman, and G. Merkle. 2012. How ‘bout them apples: Insights on reducing human-bear conflicts. Fair Chase. (view article)
  28. Merkle, B.G. 2012. Local students address the “Kestrel Conundrum.” Québec Chronicle-Telegraph. (view article)
  29. Garramon, B. 2008-2010. Missoula Urban Demonstration Project. Editor, graphic designer and co-author of quarterly journal, Backyard Culture; co-author of historical essays and timelines chronicling organization’s history.