Greg M. Peters is a Missoula, Montana-based writer and editor, and the author of the newly published book “Our National Forests: Stories from America’s most Important Public Lands.”

Peters is the former director of communications at the National Forest Foundation and was the editor of its magazine, Your National Forests. He weaves history, expertise and personal experience in “Our National Forests.”


Douglas Falls in the Blackwater Canyon of Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia, as seen in “Our National Forests,” by Montana author Greg M. Peters.

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The Independent Mine trail in the Ochoco National Forest is surrounded by larch and fir trees.

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David Jasper is a features reporter and editor born and raised in Miami, Florida. He began his journalism career at the Weekly Planet, an alt-weekly in Tampa, before moving to Bend with his family in 2001.

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