Bachelor in Biology, University Colorado, 1981. Certified in science and environmental reporting, New York University, 1989. Master of Arts in Journalism, New York University, 1989.
Assistant director committee, Natural Resources Defense Council, New York City, 1982-1989; senior editor, Audubon Magazine, New York City, 1990-1991; freelance writer numerous national print and electronic publications,, Boulder, Colorado, since 1991.
Member American Society Journalists and Authors, Society Environmental Journalists, National Association Science Writers, Boulder Media Women.