Gabriel Popkin

Reporter, Audubon Magazine

Journalist Gabriel Popkin covers science and the environment from Maryland.

Articles by Gabriel Popkin

Fire takes over a grassy forest floor, leaving black ash and smoke in the already burned area.
Meet the Fire Starters Restoring One of North America’s Greatest Forests
October 02, 2023 — In the Southeast, the fates of longleaf pines and Red-cockaded Woodpeckers are inextricably tied. To save both, we must remember how to embrace fire.