Janet enjoys natural history writing and has published articles in several magazines and books.
Ruth, Janet M. 2013. Living with Otus Bird Watcher’s Digest. Sept/Oct:76-81. [this is a story about the Western Screech-Owls that use the nest box in our cottonwood.] A revised version of this story is published in Feathered Dreams.
Ruth, Janet M. and David J. Krueper. 2013. Brazil’s Beautiful Mountain. Birding magazine 45(3):46-53. [this is an account of a birding trip we took to Brazil; Janet’s writing and Dave’s photographs]
Ruth, Janet M. and David J. Krueper. 2010. White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus). Pages 107-119. In Raptors of New Mexico. (Editor, Jean-Luc E. Cartron). University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM.
Ruth, Janet M. 2009. Held hostage by “trashers“. Birding magazine 41(2):88-94. [this is a story about the Curve-billed Thrashers that nest in our yard] A revised version of this story is published in Feathered Dreams.