James Guignard is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Composition at Mansfield University, where he teaches composition, advanced and professional writing, composition theory, and environmental literature. He has published essays in Liberal Education, as well as A Journal for the Literature of Place, Virginia English Bulletin, and an essay on Rachel Carson and pedagogy forthcoming in Ragazine.cc. Currently, he is researching the rhetoric of the natural gas industry in northcentral Pennsylvania. T. P. Murphy is Associate Professor of English at Mansfield University in the mountains of northcentral Pennsylvania, where he teaches nature writing, early British literature and composition. He writes nature essays, one of which he read on “Living on Earth,” the NPR environmental news program. Two of his articles on Nessmuk, the nineteenth-century northern Pennsylvania nature writer, have been included in books on American nature writing, and he writes a monthly column reviewing books about nature for Mountain Home, a regional magazine. He is currently working on a collection of essays about the sugar maples around his house.