Over 30-plus years of professional writing, I've won a lot of stuff. Here's a partial list.

Winner, Pat Nielsen Poetry Prize 2017, “Joe Pye Weed”

Winner, Pat Nielsen Poetry Prize 2015, “Devils Reach”

Second Place, Boating Writers International (BWI), 2018 environmental awareness and education category, "Fishing for an Enigma."

Third Place, Boating Writers International (BWI), 2014 ethics and environment category, “Long Way Home”

First Place, BWI, 2013 columns category, “Osprey’s Flight.”

First Place, BWI, 2012 columns category, “Osprey’s Flight.”

Second Place, Whitbey Writers Workshop MFA Alumni Association 2012 Emerging Writers Contest, novel, Still Water Bending

First Place, BWI 2010 engine and maintenance category, “The Great Chesapeake Bay Engine Break-In”

Third place, BWI 2009 columns category, "Osprey's Flight-Off Watch"

First place, BWI 2008 ethics and environment story, “Shark Spotting”

Second place, BWI 2008 ethics and environment story, “Limulus Lately”

Second place, BWI 2008 columns, “Osprey’s Flight”

First place, BWI, 2007 ethics and environment story, “A Summer Guest”

Second place, BWI 2007 seamanship, rescue and safety story, “Hero In Training”

Second place, (BWI) 2005 travel story, “The Natural”

Second place, Editorial/Commentary, Society of Professional Journalists, 2004 Maryland Excellence in Journalism Contest, “Weather Eye.”

First place, International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) 2002 Awards, environmental feature, “One Stream at a Time”

First place Editorial/Commentary, Society of Professional Journalists, 2002 Maryland Excellence in Journalism Contest, “Weather Eye”

Second place General Reporting, Society of Professional Journalists, 2002 Maryland Excellence in Journalism Contest, “One Creek at a Time”

2002 Monk Farnum Award for Excellence in Editorial Commentary, column “Weather Eye”

Honorable Mention, 2002 Emmart Memorial Award, “The Water and Walter Coles”

N.H. Bar Association 1987 Print Media Award.