National Geographic Photographer Michael Melford directing Alexandra and the bark canoe into a set up shot on the Allagash.

Media

Magazine Features

  • Adventure Travel, November 1997
  • American Craft, August/September 1984
  • AMC Outdoors, March 1995, September 1993
  • Attachè, January 2000
  • Audubon, January 1986
  • Be-Pal (Japan), January 1995
  • Budget Travel, 1999
  • Bushwacker, Winter 1998
  • Buzzworm, February 1992
  • Canoe, March 1990, August/September 1986, October 1983, August/September 1980
  • Country Journal, June 1986
  • Downeast, March 1992, February 1982
  • Downeast Magazine, January 2010, See, “Eat Like a Mainer” by Kathleen Fleury.
  • Escape, Fall 1994
  • GQ, December 1993
  • Maine Life, July/August 1983
  • Maine Mountain Digest, Winter 1987
  • Men’s Journal, 1998
  • Messing About in Boats, May 1987, July 1986
  • Middelsex News, Summer 1983
  • Minnesota Monthly, January 1998
  • New England Monthly, January 1987
  • National Geographic Traveller, Jul/August 2001 Call of the Loon
  • Northern WoodlandsMagazine, Winter 2008/2009 See photo essay
  • Outdoor Woman, February 1991
  • Outside, April 1989, August 1999 “Custom of the Country”
  • Popular Woodworking, October/November 1986
  • The Snowshoer, November 1997
  • Trilogy, July/August 1991
  • Walking Magazine, December 1995
  • Wooden Boat, September/October 1990, March/April 1989, November/December 1987, September/October 1987, November/December 1985, November/December 1983
  • Yankee, September 1995, “Bragging Cold”, September 1991, November 1984, December 2005, Winter Wonders
  • birchbark canoe on shore

Newspapers

  • Bangor Daily, 1/15/88, 6/1/81,8/4/80, 11/27-28/04, 1/17/05, 2/14/05
  • Boston Globe, 1/26/92, 2/14/05
  • Boston Globe Magazine, l0/3/04, “Content in canvas”
  • Boston Sunday Globe,1/23/05, 2/27/05
  • Duluth News Tribune, 1/26/97
  • Hartford Courant, 12/30/B88
  • MaineTimes, 1/20/95, 8/12/94, 2/26/90, 1/27/89, 1/86, 8/24/84, 5/20/83
  • New York Times, 6/15/91, 7/19/87
  • Piscataquis Observer,2/11/81, 12/83
  • Portland Press Herald /Sunday Telegram,1/10/05, 1/23/05, 2/31/05
  • The Whig Standard Magazine (Toronto),9/4/83
  • USA Today, 1/10/05

Books About Us


  • books about us
  • Wildness within Wildness without : Exploring Maine’s Thoreau–Wabanaki Trail
    Photographs by Bridget Beesaw, Foreword by Bill McKibben
    2007 Besaw Publishing www.bridgetbesaw.com

  • The American Wilderness: Journeys into distant and historic landscapes
    Photography & text by Stephen Gorman, Foreword by David Quammen
    1999 Universe Publishing
  • America’s Wild & Scenic Rivers, “The St. John”
    Photography by Bill Curtsinger, written by Louis de la Haba
    1983 National Geographic Society
  • Through the Woods: A Journey Through America’s Forests
    by Gary Ferguson,
    1997, St. Martin’s Press
  • The Sylvan Path
    by Gary Ferguson,
    1997, St. Martin’s Press
  • Vanishing America; In Pursuit of our Elusive Landscapes
    by James Conaway,
    2007 Shoemaker Hoard
  • Living Wild & Domestic; The Education of a Hunter–Gardener
    by Robert Kimber,
    2002 The Lyons Press
  • A Canoeist’s Sketchbook
    by Robert Kimber, Illustrations by Jerry Stelmok, 1991, Countrysport Press
  • Northeastern Wilds: Journeys of Discovery in the Northern Forest
    Photography & Text by Stephen Gorman, Foreword by Rick Bass,
    2003 Independent Publisher Award Finalist, 2002 Appalachian Mountain Club Books

Radio Interviews

  • WELY Ely, Minnesota with Paul Schurke and Steve Piragis, January 1996; with Host, January 1997
  • Advertisement for Steger Mukluks, January 1997
  • WTIP Grand Marais, Minnesota North House Folk School, June 2006
  • Alexandra's class in the UK

Television

  • Bill Green’s Maine, Winterwalk 2005 & 2006
  • WCSH–TV, Portland, ME, 2005, 2006
  • CNN – byline on bottom ofscreen announcing that we had completed a 200 mile snowshoe trip celebrating our 25th weddiing anniversary! And here we thought we were doing the winterwalks to take schoolchildren on a vicarious winter trip!
  • The Writers, CCTV, Chelmsford, MA, February 1996
  • Winter Camping with the Conovers & Studio Interview, WABI–TV, Bangor. ME, February 1995
  • Color ME Green with Bill Green, WCSH–TV, Portland, ME, September 1994
  • Made in Maine with Lou McNally, Maine Public Broadcasting, 11/11/93 and Fall, 1992 #301
  • Maine Magazine with Russ Ottey, WCBB–TV. Lewiston, ME. June 25, 1985 #403
  • Evening Magazine with Barry Nolan, WBZ–TV, Boston, MA, 30 min., September 19, 1985

Films