On Strangers on Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection (Yale, 2016) by Edward Dallam Melillo, from H-Environment Roundtable Reviews

Bitterest Crop: Genocide in California
On Murder State: California’s Native American Genocide, 1846–1873 (Univ. of Nebraska, 2012) by Brendan C. Lindsay , and An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846–1873 (Yale, 2016) by Benjamin Madley, from Reviews in American History (June 2017)

Meditations on Conservation
On The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks (Sarah Crichton Books, 2016) by Terry Tempest Williams, from Science (10 June 2016)

The Art of Longevity
On The Oldest Living Things in the World (Univ. of Chicago, 2014) by Rachel Sussman, from Science (16 May 2014)

A Working Stiff’s Crawl
On Here Lies Hugh Glass: A Mountain Man, A Bear, and the Rise of the American Nation (Hill & Wang, 2012) by Jon T. Coleman, from Reviews in American History (Mar. 2014)

What’s Wrong with Synthetic Trees?
On American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation (Scribner, 2012) by Eric Rutkow, from Reviews in American History (Sept. 2013)

On Yoga Body (OUP, 2010) by Mark Singleton, The Subtle Body (FSG, 2010) by Stefanie Syman, and The Great Oom (Viking, 2010) by Robert Love, from Reviews in American History (Mar. 2012)

Pangaea Penultima
On 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created (Knopf, 2011) by Charles C. Mann, from Science (4 Nov. 2011)

Why The Book of Mormon (the Musical) Is Awesomely Lame
Essay from Religion Dispatches online magazine (June 2011)
Online version

Of Birds and Bureaucracy
On Seeking Refuge: Birds and Landscapes of the Pacific Flyway (Univ. of Washington, 2010) by Robert M. Wilson, from American Scientist (Jan.–Feb. 2011)

Erosion of Trust
On Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country (Univ. of Washington, 2009) by Marsha Weisiger, from American Scientist (July–Aug. 2010)

Hatching a Mongrel Species
On An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World (Yale, 2010) by Anders Halverson, from Science (2 Apr. 2010)

Icons of Early Conservation Biology
On Nature’s Ghosts: Confronting Extinction from the Age of Jefferson to the Age of Ecology (Univ. of Chicago, 2009) by Mark V. Barrow, Jr., from Science (15 Jan. 2010)

Borderlands of Brutality
On War of a Thousand Deserts: Indian Raids and the U.S.-Mexican War (Yale, 2008) by Brian DeLay, from Reviews in American History (Dec. 2009)

Unruly Histories
On Imperial (Viking, 2009) by William T. Vollmann, from (30 Sept. 2009)

Data Drought, Data Flood
On Dead Pool: Lake Powell, Global Warming, and the Future of Water in the West (Univ. of California, 2009) by James Lawrence Powell, from Science (23 Jan. 2009)

The Great American Pantheist
On A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir (OUP, 2008) by Donald Worster, from Science (7 Nov. 2008)

Violence beneath the Land
On Massacre at Mountain Meadows: An American Tragedy (OUP, 2008) by Ronald W. Walker et al., from BYU Studies 47, no. 3 (2008)