Joe Purtell is is a California-based journalist covering climate change and land use.
Nina Riggio is a visual journalist based in San Francisco, California and Reno, Nevada. She focuses on stories about human connections to the natural world and all of the flaws that go with that relationship. A born-and-raised Southerner living in the West, she is driven in her art to connect people from drastically different backgrounds and beliefs. You can find her work at www.nina-riggio.com.
Poachers are among a small group that have actually seen the flytrap in the wild, and Officer Gorchess thinks they know what they’re talking about. “The guys who actually take them probably know more about flytraps than ninety-nine percent of the public,” he says.