Author Bio

Laura Poppick

Laura Poppick

Laura Poppick is a freelance environmental journalist based in Portland, Maine. Her stories have appeared in Scientific American, Smithsonian, Audubon and elsewhere. Find more of her writing at

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Co-op Member Ellen Stekert

Ellen Stekert: Trailblazer

A version of this story appeared in the winter 2020 issue of Uncommon Path.  One summer in the 1960s, Ellen Stekert planned a backpacking trip with a friend. T...