Nate is a Community Librarian with Deschutes Public Library and serves on the Board of Directors for the Deschutes County Historical Society & Museum. He is a member-at-large, representing Central Oregon, on the Oregon Heritage Trees Commission. He also lectures frequently on historical topics around the state.
Nate’s journalism has appeared in The Art of Manliness, The Guardian, Trail Runner and The Believer. He is a columnist and blogger with Fine Books & Collections. His scholarly publications have appeared in the Oregon Historical Quarterly and the Oregon Encyclopedia.
He lives in Bend, Oregon with his wife and dogs.