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, science and the environment. In addition, Amber provides environmental science education for young children using games, hands-on experiments and other activities that encourage children to explore the natural world.
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.