What Can We Learn from Trees? An Interview with Jared Farmer
Humanities: The Magazine of the NEH (Spring 2021)
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California Burning: Learn to Take the Long View
Los Angeles Times (November 2020)
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Executive Domain: Military Reservations in the Wartime West
World War II and the West It Wrought (Stanford, 2020)

The Mormon Cause, Lost and Found
Reconstruction and Mormon America (Oklahoma, 2019)

In America, Trees Symbolize Both Freedom and Unfreedom
Oxford University Press blog (April 2019)

Taking Liberties with Historic Trees
Journal of American History (March 2019)

American Champion Trees and the Wye Oak of Maryland
Arcadia (Spring 2019)

Secular Sacred Groves
Berlin Journal (Fall 2018)

Utah, I Loved Thee
Juvenile Instructor blog (Sept. 2018)

Future Remains: A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene (Chicago, 2018)

Slow Trees and Climate Change: Why Bristlecone Pine Will Still Outlive You
Los Angeles Times (Oct. 2017)
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Old-Growth Infrastructure: Redwood in Los Angeles
KCET blog (Oct. 2017)
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Crossroads of the West
Journal of Mormon History (50th anniversary special issue, Winter 2015)

After the Rush
Zócalo Public Square (Jan. 2015)
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Bibliography of Richard White
A catalog of my mentor’s works (2015, with periodic updates)

Articles of Historical Faith
Excerpt from address upon accepting the Hiett Prize in the Humanities (Nov. 2014)

Q&A with Geohumanist Jared Farmer
Dallas Morning News (Nov. 2014)
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Blossom as the Fig: How My Father, a California Transplant, Adapted to Utah
High Country News (Sept. 2014)
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This Was the Place: The Making and Unmaking of Utah
Utah Historical Quarterly (Summer 2014)

How Did L.A. Become a City of Palms? And Other Questions about California Trees
KCET blog (Jan. 2014)
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The Rise and Fall of the Gum Tree: How California Adopted—and Disowned—Eucalyptus
Zócalo Public Square (Jan. 2014)
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Conversation with Author of New Book on California Trees
High Country News blog (Oct. 2013)
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Form and Landscape: Flora
Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Basin, 1940–1990 online exhibit (May 2013)
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Witness to a Hanging: California’s Haunted Trees
Boom: A Journal of California (Mar. 2013)
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Scholarly Inquiry: Q&A with Jared Farmer
Juvenile Instructor blog (Sept. 2012)
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On Emblematic Megaflora
Environmental History (July 2010)

Mormon Sacred Space: An Interview with the Author of On Zion’s Mount
Religion Dispatches (Apr. 2010)
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Glen Canyon Dam
Encyclopedia of American Environmental History (2010)

Extralocal History
The American Scholar (Summer 2009)
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Displaced from Zion: Mormons and Indians in the Nineteenth Century
Historically Speaking (Jan. 2009)

Reclaiming the Low Country
High Country News (Sept. 2008)
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Gone Native: California’s Love-Hate Relationship with Eucalyptus Trees
Huntington Frontiers (Spring–Summer 2007)

Historicizing Memory and Sacred Geography
Speech at O. C. Tanner Symposium on Religion and Culture (Nov. 2004)

Desert Solitaire and the Literary Memory of an Imagined Place
Western American Literature (Summer 2003)

Glen Canyon and the Persistence of Wilderness
Western Historical Quarterly (Summer 1996)

Naming La Gorce Arch
Journal of the Southwest (Spring 1996)

Undiscovered to Undiscoverable: Gregory Natural Bridge
Utah Historical Quarterly (Spring 1995)