HANK LENTFER, a life-long Alaskan, is a gardener, hunter, woodworker, and musician. He helped establish and now manages the Gustavus Forelands Preserve, a four-thousand-acre refuge for migratory sandhill cranes. His writing has appeared in Orion, Wilderness, and several anthologies including Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril. He is co-editor of Arctic Refuge: A Circle of Testimony. Keep up with life in Southeast Alaska on Hank's blog, hanklentfer.com.