Wolf Nation The Life, Death, and Return of Wild American Wolves

In the tradition of Peter Matthiessen's Wildlife in America or Aldo Leopold, Brenda Peterson tells the 300-year history of wild wolves in America. It is also our own history, seen...

I Want To Be Left Behind Finding Rapture Here On Earth

In Brenda Peterson’s unusual memoir, fundamentalism meets deep ecology. The author’s childhood in the high Sierra with her forest ranger father led her to embrace the entire...

The Gift of the Feminine

Our deepest lessons are found in the truths of our apparent enemies, by "looking at the person who harms you, and seeing how they are like you." This is the message of Brenda...

Sister Stories: Bonds that Shape Our Lives

"Sisters are doing it for themselves," sings Annie Lennox. In this classic and far-ranging portrait of sisterhood Peterson explores a hilarious slumber party, a singing duo of...

Wildness in a Modern Age – The Reintroduction of Wolves to the Landscape

There are some successful programs to reintroduce wild wolves into their natural habitat in the U.S. This keystone species recovery activity is a long game and there remains much...

The Healing Power Of Writing Your Memoir

Author and writing teacher Peterson shares her experience of writing her own memoirs and the process of creating a meaningful and compelling story. We learn how to overcome some...

Navigating Nature Naturally

Brenda Peterson finds her spirituality in the soulfulness, humility, and forgiveness of the natural world. With a voice as gentle as her heart, she shares her first mystical...