Jim ODonnell Publications and Press

Interviews with Jim O’Donnelllogo_newmexico_trans

Getting to Know Jim O’Donnell, Vrai Magazine, April 22, 2014
A World to Travel, July 12, 2013
Vrai MagazineSanta Fe Travelers, November 14, 2012
Travel Link Sites, August 23, 2012
Travel Buzz
, January, 2012
The Little Coalition that Could, Orion Magazine, 2006

Books and Anthologies

“This Don’t Take No Skill” and “Pello” in From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall, 2012
“Red Flag Day” in Facing the Change, 2013
Rise and Go, Blurb Press, 2011
Notes for the Aurora Society: 1500 Miles on Foot Across Finland, Infinity Press, 2009
“Egypt, Day One” in Hyenas Laughed at Me and Now I Know Why: The Best of Travel Humor and Misadventure, Travelers Tales Publications, 2004bes travel writing
“Killing Pahnke” in Catch2, Alibi Press, 1999
“Pioneers” in Blue Mesa Review, 1997

Articles and More

Rainwater Harvesting,” Green Taos 2015 (pp. 30-32)DaVinci-Storyteller-Badge-2013
Being a Steward of the Environment Involves More Than Just Greenwashing,” Green Taos, 2015 (pp. 6-8)
8 Places to Visit to Understand the History of New Mexico“, Matador Network, February 2015
The Ten Best Places to See Art in New Mexico,” Matador Network, January 2015
There is Nothing Like Christmas in Taos, New Mexico,” Vrai Magazine, December 2014
Tourists’ Tastes Craft Culture,” Vrai Magazine, November 2014Large.Logo (1)
Where World Heritage Rises from the Sea – Finland’s Kvarken“, Vrai Magazine, September, 2014
Kit Carson: A Divisive Figure Long After His Time“, Tradiciones, Taos News, October 5, 2014
The Missing and the Haunted – The Ghost Bars of Taos“, Leyendas, Taos News, September 18, 2014
Seven Faces of Eco-Tourism in Finland“, Vrai Magazine, September, 2014
“Toad the Wet Sprocket Returns to Taos,” Tempo Magazine, Taos News, July 31, 2014
Columbine Hondo: A Jewel Just Waiting for Recognition“, Green Taos, July 2014
Taos Land Trust, New Leader, Same Goals“, Green Taos, July 2014
Centinal Bank: Serious About Customer Service“, Taos News – Best in Taos, June 2014
Nathanial Evans, From School Bus to Best Teacher in Taos“, Taos News – Best in Taos, June 2014
It Never Rains in the Peruvian Desert“, Vrai Magazine, July 2014
In Leopold’s Footsteps“, New Mexico Magazine, July 2014national-geographic-logo
That One Time When I Nearly Got Runned Over by a Damned Old Train“, Vrai Magazine, June 2014
All Along the Arkansas River“, Peaks and Plains, Summer 2014
Eating Around the Wild Coast of Norway“, Vrai Magazine, May, 2014
“Get Off the Beaten Path”, Taos Visitor Guide, Summer 2014
“Hitch a Ride in the Sky”, Taos Visitor Guide, Summer 2014
“What’s in a Name? Would These Beverages be the Same?”, Taos Visitor Guide, Summer 2014
“Taos Scrapbook: Rio Grande del Norte National Monument”, Taos Visitor Guide, Summer 2014
Empty Bowls’ Helps Address Hunger Problem in Taos“, Tempo Magazine, May 1, 2014
12 Top Rated Tourist Attractions in Finland, Planetware
14 Top-Rated Attractions in Helsinki, Finland and Surroundings, Planetware
Top Rated Tourist Sites in New Mexico, Planetware
Top Rated Tourist Attractions in Roswell, New Mexico
Climate Change Adaptation Under the Tuscan Sun“, Vrai Magazine, April, 2014
Digging In. Learning to Love New Mexico the Hard Way“, New Mexico Magazine, April 2014
Up, Down, Up, Down AND AWAY!“, Peaks and Plains Magazine, Spring 2014
“Dr. Sylvia Villareal: Looking for Solutions Instead of Just Treating the Symptoms”, Taos Women, Taos News, March 1, 2014
“Dr. Kate O’Neill: Teaching Others to Fish”, Taos Women, Taos News, March 1, 2014
“Springtime at the Harwood Museum”, Tempo Magazine, February 21, 2014
A Way to Mend What is Broken“, Tempo Magazine, February 13, 2014
Taos Author Delves into the Hollywood of Memories“, Tempo Magazine, February 8, 2014
“Two Yellow Jackets”, Tempo Magazine, January 12, 2014
“Our Towns”, Ski Country, Winter 2013-2014
“Noel Ledoux”, Tempo Magazine, December 27, 2013
“Land of Merciless Beauty”, Tempo Magazine, December 19, 2013
Little Shop of Horrors Invades Taos,” Tempo Magazine, December 6, 2013
“Winter Hiking in El Rio Grande del Norte National Monument,” Taos Visitor’s Guide, Winter/Spring 2014
Photography: The Magic Hour of Winter,” Taos Visitor’s Guide, Winter/Spring 2014
Should Foreigners Pay More?“, Original World Insights, November 15, 2013
Taos Artist Peter Parks“, Tempo Magazine, November 6, 2013
2014 Angel Fire, New Mexico Visitor’s Guide
Come Fly Taos“, Tempo Magazine, October 26, 2013
Taos Museum Installs Peter Chinni Sculture“, Tempo Magazine, October 21, 2013
Chuck Henningsen: I’m Not Done Just Yet“, Tempo Magazine, October 2, 2013
A Kitchen Fit for a Great Chef“, Enchanted Homes Magazine (pp. 26-29), August 2013
10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List,” Green Global Travel, July 17, 2013
Talpa Gardens: We had to grow dirt first,” Taos News, July 12, 2013
At the breakfast table with La Posada’s Michael Carter,” Taos News, July 8, 2013
Yab-yum spoils appetites at SMU-in-Taos,” Tempo Magazine, June 20, 2013
Taos Arts Council reveals need for communication and partnership,” Tempo Magazine, June 17, 2013
Inspiring Stories via Izilwane – Voices for Biodiversity, Taos News, June 6, 2013
The Wolf of Kago“, Travel Mindset, May 1, 2013
A Lucky Visit to the Best Madiran Winery“, Travel Mindset, May 1, 2013
On the Quetzales“, Izilwane, April 15, 2013
What to do about Barriles?”, Perceptive Travel, April 1, 2013
“Sight Unseen”, Tempo Magazine, March 14, 2013
“Corporeal/Intangible”, Tempo Magazine, March 14, 2013
Colors of the Cloud Forest“, The Ambler, March 14, 2013
Forgetting to Look for the Resplendent Quetzal“, Itevia, February 14, 2013
Buying a Mola in Panama City“, Itevia, January 20, 2013
Saints Be Preserved: Harwood Launches Effort to Keep Goler Santos in Taos“, Tempo Magazine, Dec. 13, 2012
“Neighbors Helping Neighbors:Concert Brings Focus to TaosFeedsTaos Program”, Tempo Magazine, Dec. 6, 2012
“Obscured Talent: Van Gogh Was So Much More”, Tempo Magazine, November 21, 2012
Marcus Evan’s Two-Wheeled Commute“, Taos News, November 15, 2012
Near Misses Keep Stories Interesting“, Tempo Magazine, Taos News, November 8, 2012
Hooked on a Feeling“, Tempo Magazine, Taos News, October 25, 2012
Taos’ Magpie Farms: Living close to the land on one acre“, Taos News, October 10, 2012
“Fleece to Fabric”, Tempo Magazine, Taos News, October 4, 2012
The Shape of Light“, Tempo Magazine, Taos News, September 13, 2012
“If You’re Paying for Something Good, You Should Get It”, Taos News, September 6, 2012
“Rooted in Ancient Custom”, Tempo Magazine, Taos News, August 30, 2012
“Funky Fashions”, Tempo Magazine, Taos News, August 30, 2012
A Visit to Taos’ Squash Blossom Farm“, Taos News, August 12, 2012
“Couse Foundation Acquires Couse-Sharp Historic Site”, Tempo Magazine, Taos News, July 23, 2012
Taos Pueblo Works to Keep Tiwa from Going to Sleep“, Tempo Magazine, Taos News, July 23, 2012
A Visit to the Living Light Farm“, Taos News, July 12, 2012
“A Dogs Life”, Taos News, July 5, 2012
Frack That!, Mesa Green Guide, 2012
A Whiff of Sustainability – The Benefits of Biogas“,  Taos News, May 10, 2012
“Food, Culture, Conservation”, Izilwane, February 2012
“Five Island Treasures of Finland’s Baltic Coast”, BootsnAll, February 2012
“San Francisco de Asis”, Destinations Travel Magazine, June 2011
“White Sands National Monument”Destinations Travel Magazine, May 2011
“Of Whale, Rotten Trout and Saithe Balls”, Destinations Travel Magazine, July 2011
Forward to “Nest – A Journey Thru Nature, A Way Back Home” 2011 – 2012 SILVER MEDAL ADDY AWARD
Book Review: “Who Owns Antiquity? Museums and the Battle Over Our Ancient Heritage”, Elginism, November, 2010
“This Don’t Take No Skill”. Ancient Digger, 2010
“Top 5 Best Kept Secrets About Taos, New Mexico”, Got Saga, 2011
“Top 5 Best Kept Secrets About Taos, New Mexico”, CheapOAir 2010
“Pallas-Yallas Tunturi National Park”, CheapOAir, 2010
“Wilderness and Water”, Taos Green Guide, 2008
“The Right Wing Offshore Drilling Scam”, Democracy for New Mexico, 2008
“Oil and Gas Industry to Pay for Archaeological Excavations in New Mexico?”, Democracy for New Mexico, 2008
“The Importance of Soil Quality”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“The Importance of Mulch”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“How To Water Seeds and Seedlings”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“How To Water Trees and Shrubs”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“Benefits of Irrigations Systems”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“Watering the Vegetable Garden”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“Rainwater Harvesting”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“Using Rain Barrels”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“How To Water During a Drought or Dry Season”, The Gardening Channel, 2008
“Sky Islands”, Suomen Luonto, April 2002
“New Mexico Highlands Wildlands Network Vision” (contributor), The Wildlands Project, 2002
“Forest Restoration Prescriptions & Restoration Monitoring Techniques”, Cottonwood Gulch Foundation, 2001
“Wilderness Adopter’s Handbook.” New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, 2001
“Monitoring the Effects of Ecological Restoration in the Carson National Forest, New Mexico” The Forest Trust and La Montaña de Truchas, 2001
“Cochiti Dam: An Evaluation of Sustainability” Sustainable Water Resources Development, Water Resources Publication WRP-1, 1998


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