Articles

Check out some of the articles Roddy has written for various print publications over the last several years...

A Greener Blue Lagoon
E/The Environmental Magazine, October 2013

Searching for Waterfalls of Washington State 
MSR Summit Register, October 2013

Fishing with Duke: Extreme Sourcing with the Man Behind Duke's Chowder House
Seattle Magazine, May 2013

Naturally Spectacular: Glacier National Park
Northwest Travel Magazine, May 2013

Spring Into Action: New Outdoor Gear Guide
Seattle Magazine, April 2013

Best Seattle Neighborhoods: Ravenna, Where Your Neighbor Has Your Back
Seattle Magazine, April 2013

Orca Spotting in the Salish Sea
Northwest Travel Magazine, April 2013

Building a Better Building: Bullitt Center Raises the Bar for Green Commercial Buildings
E/The Environmental Magazine, January 2013

Magnuson Park's $13 Million Makeover
Seattle Magazine, November 2012

Vacation Getaways: Deluxe Lodges & Spas
Seattle Magazine, October 2012

Epic Northwest Getaways: Lodges and Cabins
Seattle Magazine, October 2012

Learn How to Sail a Boat in Seattle
Seattle Magazine
, September 2012

Meet Seattle's Newest Invasive Plant
Seattle Magazine, August 2012

Leavenworth: Four Seasons of Outdoor Adventure
Outdoors NW, August 2012

The Politics of Parks: The Election and Economy Will Determine the Fate of Our National Parks
E/The Environmental Magazine, July/August 2012

Best Northwest Hikes and Walks
Seattle Magazine, July 2012

Foodies Afloat: A new kind of moveable feast comes to the San Juan Islands
Seattle Magazine, June 2012

Cascade Escapes: Small-Town Getaways
Seattle Magazine, May 2012

Summer Fun on Mt. St. Helens
Northwest Travel Magazine, May 2012

Reuse, Recyle, Retreat! The many new uses for discarded cargo containers now include camping structures
Seattle Magazine, March 2012

15 Ways to Stay Fit (While Staying Inside): A stir-crazy urban athlete’s guide to indoor sports in Seattle
Seattle Magazine, February 2012

Splitboarding, the Hottest New Winter Sport

Seattle Magazine, December 2011

Left in the Dust: Improper Cleanup and Communication Compromised the Health of People Living and Working Near the World Trade Center Site
E/The Environmental Magazine, September/October 2011

Built to Last: The 9/11 Attacks Have Ushered in a New Generation of Safer, Greener Skyscrapers
E/The Environmental Magazine, September/October 2011

Just Add Mud for the Latest Badass Outdoor Sport
Seattle Magazine, June 2011

Cascade Leaf Peeping at Stehekin
Seattle Magazine, October 2007

Autumn in the Mountains: Picture-perfect colors hover around Heather Meadows
Seattle Magazine, October 2007

Gorgeous Fall Getaway
Seattle Magazine, October 2007

Passion Fish: Lummi Islanders Keep Ancient Practice of Reefnet Fishing Alive
Seattle Magazine, September 2007

Hooked on Seattle: Urban Anglers Delight in Local Trout, Salmon and Bass Offerings
Seattle Magazine, September 2007

Beach Walk
Seattle Magazine, July 2007

Kayaking BC's Broken Island Group
Seattle Magazine, May 2007

Wildlife Riot: Paddling Through Seattle's Duck Bay
Seattle Magazine, May 2007

Whale Watch: Get scientific on an EarthWatch expedition
Seattle Magazine, May 2007

Alternative Energy: Surveying Seattle's 'Cleantech' Landscape
Seattle Business Monthly, April 2007

Easy Being Green: Sustainable Building Pencils Out for Seattle Developers
Seattle Business Monthly, April 2007

Green By Design: Seattle's public buildings LEED the way with green feature
Seattle Magazine, March 2007

Green Garden: Laying the Groundwork
Seattle Magazine, March 2007

Seattle's Environmental Heroes
Seattle Magazine, March 2007

Innovative Energy: Tracking Alt Energy Start-ups in the Pacific Northwest
Seattle Magazine, March 2007

Hiking in the Hood: Head out the door for a rigorous in-city amble
Seattle Magazine, February 2007

Cruising Prince William Sound
Northwest Travel Magazine, February 2007

Basking in the Rain Shadow, No Umbrella Required
Northwest Travel Magazine, February 2007

Native Plants Bring Nature Back to Cities
Wildflower Magazine, Winter 2006

Conscience in the Cart: Greener Sites for Online Shopping
E/The Environmental Magazine, November 2006

Riding High on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail
Seattle Magazine, November 2006

Frans Lanting: A Bridge to the Natural World
PhotoMedia Magazine, Summer 2006

Public Land, Private Profit: Mount St. Helens National Monument may be open for business
Forest Magazine, Summer 2006

Green Multi-Level Marketing Comes of Age
E/The Environmental Magazine, July 2006

The Power of the Proxy: Bringing Change One Vote at a Time
E/The Environmental Magazine, July 2006

Conservation Photography Goes Mainstream
PhotoMedia Magazine, Summer 2006

Going Wild in Alaska's Sadie Cove
Seattle Magazine, March 2006

Microsoft Focuses on Pro Photographer
PhotoMedia Magazine, Spring 2006

Turf Battle: Invasive Plants Threaten St. Helens Ecosystems
Wildflower Magazine, Winter 2005

Ocean Rescue: Can We Head Off A Marine Cataclysm?
E/The Environmental Magazine, July 2005

Mount St. Helens: Smoldering Beauty
PhotoMedia Magazine, Spring 2005

Greening Venture Capital: Are Clean Technologies the Next New Thing?
E/The Environmental Magazine, November 2004

Peru's Wild Life: Touring The Amazon Basin
E/The Environmental Magazine, November 2004

Field of Dreams: Roll along with the amber waves of the Palouse
Seattle Magazine, September 2004

After The Fire: Wildflower Species Evolve with Fire
Wildflower Magazine, Spring 2003

Seeking Sanctuary: Our National Wildlife Refuge System in Trouble
E/The Environmental Magazine, March 2003

Hum's the Word: Those Amazing Hummingbirds and How to Attract Them
Wildflower Magazine, Spring 2003

Last Chance to See It? Visiting the Pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
E/The Environmental Magazine, March 2002

Parks as Lungs: America’s Urban Forests Make Environmental and Economic Sense
E/The Environmental Magazine, November 2001