Yarnologie – Connection in a Time of Uncertainty

Connection in a Time of Uncertainty: Guest author Erika Zambello (me!) takes us through history to show how sock knitting has always been important during times of crisis. Click here to order your copy of the magazine to see the entire article!

Press – NY TIMES/Knitters Chronicle Climate Change One Stitch at a Time

“Temperature scarves, as they are commonly called, have more than fashion appeal. Laura Guertin, a professor of earth science at Penn State Brandywine in Media, Pa., uses hers as a teaching aid in the classroom. Last year, Erika Zambello, who works for Audubon Florida, a conservation group, began organizing volunteers to record temperature changes at U.S. National…

Yarn People – A Hurricane Zone

The four of us sat in a Pensacola living room, eyes glued to the Weather Channel on my friends’ flat-screen television. Matt and Sabrina’s dog, oblivious to our circumstances, slept behind the couch, occasionally sending fart waves emanating in our direction. Their cat patrolled the house, but my two felines Buster and Missy had been…

Featured on Very Pink Podcast

From this week! “Casey’s interview is with Erika Zambello, communications director for Audubon Florida, and the volunteer coordinator for the National Parks Tempestry Project. To participate or keep up with this project, follow The Tempestry Project on Facebook, or email Erika directly at Nationalparkstempestry@gmail.com.” Click here to listen to episode 160!

Press – Interviewed on American Shoreline Podcast Network

It helps to have high school friends in the conservation world! Last week Jenna Valente interviewed me for her show on the American Shoreline Podcast Network, focused on how I found myself in the environmental field and what the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance does to restore the coast in Northwest Florida. Check it out via the…

DUN Magazine – Winging it in Rocky Mountains National Park

There are two ways to experience fly fishing. Anglers can diligently research each proposed fishing location, painstakingly scrolling through site descriptions and reading up on local guidebooks and scheduling trips to local fly shops. The first day on the water, they are perfectly prepared, sporting the ideal fly, the proper technique, the best tackle. Or,…

Press – Competitive Reef Building

I always love speaking with people about reefs and living shorelines! Though I usually try to do so not in front of the camera on a hot and humid Florida day. “The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance’s latest project presented a big challenge to the nonprofit organization. The 1,400-foot breakwater reef at Eglin Air Force Base’s Post’l Point recreation…

Outdoor Traveler – 10 Fantastic Beach Towns in Florida

Florida is known above all for its beaches, from the shell-laden shorelines along the Atlantic Ocean to the sugar-white coasts of the Florida Panhandle, and everything in between. With the sand comes fun beach towns! Santa Rosa Beach and Grayton Beach State Park: Part of the historic 30A region of the Florida Panhandle, Grayton Beach is home…

Press – Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola was chosen as one of the top 125 cities in the United States! My work for US News and World Report was highlighted by the Pensacola News Journal as they celebrate Pensacola’s 53rd place. Read the full story here!

Op Ed – Veterans Park

Veterans Park on Okaloosa Island remains one of my favorite parks throughout Florida, a beautiful array of Choctawhatchee Bay views, towering pines and freshwater ponds. That Veterans Park tops my list is really saying something – I’ve visited over 100 Florida state parks in the last two years alone. On a recent visit, I made…

Introducing the Outdoor Project!

An online guidebook site curated by explorers from across the country, The Outdoor Project is the perfect platform to use when planning an adventure. As one of their contributors, I have been writing up unique, Floridian escapes. Check it out on my new Outdoor Project travel page!