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Joy Lanzendorfer is a freelance writer living in Northern California. Her work has appeared in Salon, The San Francisco Chronicle, Alternet.org, and Writer’s Digest, among other venues.


Voyage of an Ancient Mariner

July 01, 2008 by Joy Lanzendorfer

The world’s largest turtle visits the Central California coast every summer.

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Night of the Salamander

January 01, 2005 by Joy Lanzendorfer

On winter's wettest night, you just might see a California tiger salamander on its trek from grassland to wetland.

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Bay Nature