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Christine Peterson

location-pin Laramie, Wyoming

School: University of Wyoming, 2005

Expertise: Butterflies and bugs, outdoor lifestyle, backyard wildlife

Christine Peterson

  • Won six Excellence in Craft Awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America in 2023
  • Won the Kavli Science Journalism Award from the American Association of the Advancement of Science in 2023


Christine Peterson writes about wildlife and the outdoors from her home in Wyoming for publications including Birds & Blooms, National Geographic, Outdoor Life, The Guardian and many others. When she isn't writing, she's growing vegetables or wandering the mountains and plains of the West taking photos of wildflowers with her young daughter and two yellow Labradors.


University of Wyoming

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