Hank Lentfer is a sound recordist, gardener, and writer. Most mornings he’s out listening to his wild neighbors and expanding his catalogue of natural sounds. Hank lives with his wife and daughter on the banks of a small stream on the edge of a tiny town in the expansive landscape of Southeast Alaska.
This excerpt is adapted from Raven’s Witness: The Alaska Life of Richard K. Nelson (Mountaineers Books, 2020). Richard “Nels” Nelson (1941 – 2019) was a long-time friend and contributor to Orion. Continue reading
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