Other Articles


Slaght, J.C. The Steller Legacy. 2600-word Foreword for “Travel Journals of Georg Wilhelm Steller: Description of Irkutsk and Surrounding Areas and the Travel Journal from Irkutsk to Kamchatka.” Indiana University Press, Forthcoming, 2020.

Slaght, J.C. Arsenyev’s Lament: Primorye’s Wildlife a Hundred Years Ago and Today. Sibirica in press July 2019.


Slaght, J.C. East of Siberia. Regular guest blog at Scientific American. link

Slaght, J.C. “More Birds Rely on Special Molting Locations Than We Realized.” Audubon.com, Web. 18 May, 2018.  link


Slaght, J.C. 2017. “My Neighbors, The Merlins.” Minnesota Conservation Volunteer. Nov-Dec 2017. p. 64. link

Slaght, J.C. “How a Small Army of Scientists Hopes to Save the World’s Rarest Sandpiper.” Audubon.com, Web. 22 Dec, 2017.  link


Slaght, J.C. “The dangers of distracting birds.” Audubon.com, Web. 09 Dec. 2016. link

Slaght, J.C. “Field Notes from the Empire’s Edge.” Russian Life, September-October 2016. link


Slaght, JC. 2015. A Wolf Alone on the Coastal Plain. International Wolf, Fall 2015: 23.

Slaght, J.C. “Making pesto? Hold the pine nuts.” New York Times 19 Oct. 2015:A23

Slaght, J.C.The maleo: a success story for Indonesia’s strange pit-digging bird.” MongaBay.com, Web. 19 Oct. 2015.

Slaght, J.C., and J. Larsen Maher. “The rare and exotic animals of Russia’s Far East.” Live Science, Web, 05 Sept. 2015.

Slaght, J.C., and J. Larsen Maher. “Elusive Siberian tigers captured in brilliant images.” Live Science, Web, 06 May 2015. Syndicated by Yahoo! News, Christian Science Monitor, and Business Insider, among others.


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