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An interview with Author Ben Goldfarb

Ben Goldfarb is an award-winning environmental journalist whose writing has appeared in Orion Magazine, Mother Jones, The Guardian, Science, The Washington Post, High Country News, Outside, Smithsonian, Audubon Magazine, and many other publications. His new book, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter explores the many ways in which this modest rodent has shaped the history of North America and how they may help us solve some of our most pressing environmental issues. He lives in Spokane, WA.

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.