Backyard & Beyond helps readers understand and explore the natural world of the Carolinas. Unless otherwise stated, articles are written by Amber Veverka.
With years of experience in business journalism, Amber now works as a freelance writer and editor specializing in news and feature stories about science, natural resources and the environment. The goals: To educate, enlighten and entertain – all while making deadline, adhering to AP style and having a little fun along the way.
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.