Melissa Farlow

Mustangs | Spirit of the Shrinking West, National Geographic Magazine

Mustangs | Spirit of the Shrinking West, National Geographic Magazine

Americans have a love affair with horses—especially the wild horse. Mustangs are a mythic symbol of freedom, heroism, … … More

Meltdown, The Alps Under Pressure, National Geographic Magazine

Meltdown, The Alps Under Pressure, National Geographic Magazine

The rugged terrain of the Alps shaped local culture for centuries, but today, man is affecting the mountains. Parading … … More

Kentucky Horse | High Stakes in the Bluegrass, National Geographic

Kentucky Horse | High Stakes in the Bluegrass, National Geographic

The Kentucky Derby is the most famous two minutes in horse racing. Generations of hot-blooded thoroughbreds from a … … More

Okefenokee Swamp | Blackwater, National Geographic Magazine

Okefenokee Swamp | Blackwater, National Geographic Magazine

Mahogany-colored waters stained by tannins flow through the Okefenokee Swamp, giving life to primitive creatures such as the … … More

Pan-American Highway, National Geographic Book

Pan-American Highway, National Geographic Book

A myriad of countries and cultural experiences are connected along the 10,000 mile portion of the Pan American highway … … More

Tongass National Forest, National Geographic Magazine

Tongass National Forest, National Geographic Magazine

Alaska’s southeastern panhandle, a chain of misty, fjord-footed mountains and over a thousand islands, is home to Tongass, … … More

Wild Lands of the West | The BLM, National Geographic Magazine

Wild Lands of the West | The BLM, National Geographic Magazine

The West was once considered vast and empty land, much of which no one wanted. The Bureau of … … More

America’s First Highway | The National Road, National Geographic

America’s First Highway | The National Road, National Geographic

America’s first highway, the historic National Road, is a tribute to small town life and a tapestry of … … More

Frederick Law Olmsted | A Passion for Parks, National Geographic

Frederick Law Olmsted | A Passion for Parks, National Geographic

Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) was the founder of American landscape architecture and most appreciated as the park designer … … More

Attack of the Alien Invaders, National Geographic Magazine

Attack of the Alien Invaders, National Geographic Magazine

In our increasingly connected world, global trade and travel are accelerating the movement of organisms to places that … … More

Nature’s Champion Olympic National Park, National Geographic

Nature’s Champion Olympic National Park, National Geographic

Olympic National Park is one of our nation’s crown jewels. A biological reserve and protected wilderness in the … … More

Mountaintop Removal, When Mountains Move, National Geographic

Mountaintop Removal, When Mountains Move, National Geographic

Mountaintop removal is a mining practice drastically transforming Appalachia. It is an antiseptic term used to describe the … … More