Joan Hamilton is a writer, editor, and multimedia producer. She writes for Bay Nature magazine and provides content for Save the Redwoods League and California State Parks. She is founder and owner of Audio Guides to the Outdoors, which has created multimedia guides for Save Mount Diablo, Mount Diablo Interpretive Association, Midpeninsula Open Space District, and Valley of the Moon Natural History Association at Jack London Historic State Park.

She's written for Sierra magazine, Orion, Mother Jones, the Nation and many other publications. She's a former editor-in-chief of Sierra and was top editor at Climbing and High Country News. 

For samples of her writing and other work, go to her website at 
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