Backyard & Beyond helps readers understand and explore the natural world of the Carolinas. Unless otherwise stated, articles are written by Amber Veverka. Amber has 20 years’ experience in business and financial reporting for newspapers and now works as a freelance writer specializing in stories about natural history and the environment. In addition, Amber provides environmental education for young children using games, art, and hands-on activities that let them explore the natural world around them.
You can read examples of some of Amber Veverka’s newspaper stories here:
Stories written for the University of North Carolina Charlotte’s Urban Institute include:
Contact Amber at AskBackyard[at]gmail.com.