Published Bylines


Anthology/Book Contributions

 PublicationHeadline/TopicIssue DatePDF
New Haven ReviewInflicted; Living with Lyme DiseaseIssue 017, Winter 2015Download Issue 017
Chicken Soup for the Soul; The Dating Game!The Reward of Taking a RiskDec. 2013Get Book
2010 Songwriter's MarketGene Shay/Interview of legendary folk radio personality2010 Download

American Angler

 HeadlineTopicIssue DateImage
To Catch a ThiefHow anglers can help prevent the spread of an invasive species.May/June 2015 Download

Lehigh Valley Audubon Society's THE OSPRY Newsletter

HeadlineTopicIssue DateImage
Remembering the Code of Birding EthicsTrouble witnessed during recent snowy owl irruptionApril-June 2018Read
A Day at the Expo2018 American Birding ExpoJan.-Mar. 2018Read
Learning to AdaptA project at Blackwater NWFOct. 2017

The Grid Magazine

 HeadlineTopicIssue DateImage
Raising the RoofInstalling solar arrays atop our schools, creating solar engineers inside themDec. 2013 Read

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

HeadlineTopicIssue DateImage
Atlantic Coast Pipeline: The Keystone of the EastOpposition to natural gas pipelinesJuly 2017By Laura Engles - See Ruth's contribution in final paragraphs
Snuffing Her OutA Look at Fire Suppression Policy in the United StatesSept. 2015 Read
Healing a MountainsideBringing Palmerton's Lehigh Gap back after Environmental DisasterJuly 2013 Read

Lehigh Valley Marketplace

HeadlineTopicIssue DateImage
Bushkill Stream ConservancyOrganization profile in the Making a Difference SectionMay 2015 Read
Wildlands ConservancyOrganization profile in the Making a Difference sectionApril 2015 Read
The Sounds of SummerThe popularity and benefits of outdoor summer concertsSummer 2014 Read
Nature's Tiny KilljoyWhat You Need to Know About Lyme DiseaseSpring 2014 Read
Eight Ways to Keep Our Planet CleanSimple suggestions for celebrating Earth DayEarly Spring 2014 Read
Make Learning a Part of Earth DayReflecting on the historical purpose of the holidaySpring 2013 Read
A Town Gone to the Birds Allentown, PA's designation as an Audubon Bird TownSummer 2012 Read
Singing at the Piano Essay that encourages musical participationHoliday 2011 Read
Green OutdoorsBuilding an eco-friendly landscapeEarly Spring 2011 Read

Lehigh Valley Business (formerly known as Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal)

HeadlineTopicIssue DateImage
Sustainability event to honor three local businesses.Sustain-A-Ball 2014April 28, 2014 Read
Food co-op looks to open store in Bethlehem Bethlehem Food Co-opSept. 30, 2013Read
Helping your business obtain sustainable energy Sustainable Energy FundJune 10, 2013 Read
How to pick an energy-use auditor Energy audits for businessMar. 25, 2013 Read
Bethlehem environmental firm helps clients conserve Green Business Solutions ProfileMar. 18, 2013 Read
Pennsylvania lawmakers approve benefit corporations Passage of HB161Dec. 2012 Read

Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal - Green Pages Column

HeadlineTopicIssue Date
Workplace recycling helps give old paper fresh currency
Paper recycling
Apr. 2012
How merchants can open their doors to outdoor enthusiasts
Outdoor audience reach
Mar. 2012
Lawmakers to weigh measure creating 'benefit corporations'
PA Senate Bill 433
Feb. 2012
Green Drinks' helps get people talking about sustainability
Jan. 2012
Stop wasting electricity without turning off all the lights
Commercial lighting
Dec. 2011
Engineering firm connects available funding with client need
Barry Isett & Associates profile
Nov. 2011
Eastern PA's food producers can supply your holiday feast
Locally sourced food
Oct. 2011
Preparing for flooding might just keep your company afloat
Nurture Nature Center profile
Sept. 2011
In 900 words, here's how the watershed buoys your business
Watershed fundamentals
Jul. 2011
Summer means AC. Adjust the thermostat to reduce energy
June 2011
Power line maintenance can extract heavy toll on mountaintops
Vegetation management
May 2011
Orefield nursery works to restore region's native ecosystem
Edge of the Woods
Native Plant Nursery profile
Apr. 2011
Keep the marketplace free of greenwashed merchandise
Accurate product labeling
Mar. 2011
Green initiatives can help Allentown become a "city without limits"
Allentown, PA green plan
Feb. 2011
Conservation efforts help satisfy, boost profits
Consumption-reduction goals
Jan. 2011
Commercial cleaning service builds biz by going green
Eco-friendly cleaning service
Dec. 2010
Firms earn well-deserved gold
LEED Gold award
Nov. 2010
PA must protect its assets, both above and below ground
Commentary: Shale tax
Oct. 2010
Public-private venture helps heal Lehigh Gap's wounds
Lehigh Gap Nature Center/Palmerton Zinc Superfund site
Sept. 2010
A change at change: Green approach helps centuries-old farm succeed
Hydroponic farm in Bally, PA
Aug. 2010
Drilling for natural gas in Marcellus Shale to require sacrifice
Commentary: environmental impacts
Jul. 2010
Hungry zombies help make the case for recycling waste
Buy recycled products
Jun. 2010
Plugged-in appliances still turned on even when off
Phantom power waste
May 2010
Birds vs. windows: the costly commercial battle continues
Wildlife protection
Apr. 2010
E. Greenville manufacturer boosts its green market share
Knoll Inc. profile
Mar. 2010
Branching Out: 5 easy ways to tell when your trees are in trouble
Tree maintenance
Feb. 2010
Toxic-free cleaning products can prevent indoor air pollution
Toxic-free cleaning
Jan. 2010
Contractor offers 5 ways to keep your firm green
Green contractor
Nov. 2009
Conference works to enhance Lehigh Valley's riches
Lehigh Valley Watershed Conference
Oct. 2009
Clean energy economy will have many green jobs
Green human resources
Sept. 2009
Upcoming eco-festival offers experts and answers
Renewable energy festival
Aug. 2009
Nature can aid developers in managing stormwater
Naturalized detention basins
Jul. 2009
Choose the Greener Outcome for Your Investment Strategy
Sustainable investing
June 2009
Don't Add Your Computers to Growing E-Waste Problem
Computer recycling
May 2009
Rooftop Gardens Can Reduce Need for Air Conditioning
The benefits of a green roof
Mar. 2009
Independent agency certifies energy source as green
Green-E energy certification
Feb. 2009
Recycle paper in your office
How to reduce paper use
Dec. 2008
Creative companies will survive despite high oil prices
Seven years old, an example
of forward-thinking
during difficult times.
Apr, 2005