Jeanine Pfeiffer


Jeanine Pfeiffer is an ethnoecologist focusing on biocultural diversity: the intrinsic connections between nature and culture. Her award-winning essays, research articles, poems, and films have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, anthologized, broadcast over radio, exhibited in art galleries, and published in major media outlets, literary magazines, and scientific journals.

Op-ed: The Clear Lake Hitch, and the Tribes That Depend on Them, Face Continuing Threats

A rescued hitch (Photo credit: Luis Santana)

Op-ed: Saving This Fish Means Saving Our Tribe’s Future

Ron Montez Sr. stands at an impassible culvert on Adobe Creek, singing to hitch pooling in the waters below. (Photo credit: Jeanine Pfeiffer)