Interviews and Appearances


BYU Radio, July 27, 2019

Ciara Hulet interviewed Becky for Top of Mind about the Great American Outdoors Act, traveling to national parks during the pandemic, and what to take on your first hikes. 

National Parks Traveler, May 31, 2020

Kurt Repanshek conversed Becky about May news in the national parks, including parks re-opening and what it means for visitors, for the latest podcast for National Parks Traveler.


Wilderness Speaker Series, Feb. 5, 2020

Becky presented a slide show on Wilderness Inside the National Parks for the Wilderness Speaker Series at Flathead Valley Community College.   


National Parks Traveler, Jan. 5, 2020

Kurt Repanshek interviewed Becky about fun winter experiences in the national parks for National Parks Traveler podcast Episode 47. 

National Parks Traveler, Nov. 24, 2019

Kurt Repanshek interviewed Becky about the maintenance backlog in the national parks for National Parks Traveler podcast Episode 41

Flathead Beacon, Nov. 13, 2019

The newspaper interviewed Becky about Moon USA National Parks winning the gold award for guidebooks in the Lowell Thomas Awards. 

Society of American Travel Writers Foundation, Oct. 21, 2019

Moon USA National Parks won a gold Lowell Thomas Journalism Award for guidebooks.

Rick Steves Radio, Oct. 5, 2019

For a third interview, Rick and Becky talked about great places to travel in the national parks. 


BYU Radio, Aug. 29, 2019

Ciara Hulet chatted with Becky about Bucket List National Parks, including Alaska and Hawaii.


Mens Journal, August 2019 

Mallory Creveling interviewed Becky for her story on summertime adventures in the national parks


Girl Scouts of Northern California, July 2019

NorCal Girl Scouts asked Becky to contribute tips for traveling the national parks in Northern California.


BYU Radio, July 3, 2019

For a another interview in their series on national parks, Becky talked about the best of the Southwest national parks

Rick Steves Radio, June 29, 2019

For a second interview on national parks, Becky talked with Rick Steves about favorite destinations

KRSN Radio, June 13, 2019

Becky talked about Moon USA National Parks with audiences in Los Alamos.

BYU Radio, June 12, 2019

A third installment on national parks, this interview focused on national parks in the Rocky Mountains.


National Parks Traveler, June 2019

Kurt Repanshek interviewed Becky about writing national parks guidebooks for podcast Episode 16 of National Parks Traveler. 


BYU Radio, May 21, 2019

A second installment on national parks, this interview focused on West Coast National Parks.

Outdoors NW, May 2019

Their review voted Moon USA National Parks for an "Outdoors Pulitzer."

WUWM NPR Radio, May 2019

This Milwaukee NPR station chatted with Becky about tips for traveling in the national parks

KDNK Radio, May 8, 2019

Gavin Dahl interviewed Becky about Moon USA National Parks while she stood in a meadow in Yosemite Valley looking at Yosemite Falls


Bay Area Book Festival, May 4, 2019

Kayle Barnes of The Great Outchea interviewed Becky in a session about "Outdoor Therapy: The National Parks."


Radio Tour, April 20-28, 2019

For National Parks Week, 18 radio stations across the country aired chats with Becky about the parks.

KQRS-FM in Minneapolis, April 24, 2019

During National Parks Week, Tom Barnard interviewed Becky about visiting national parks, including those nearest Minneapolis. 


Washington Trails Magazine, April 23, 2019

Jessi Loerch reviewed Moon USA National Parks, particularly its Washington State parks. 

Everybody's National Parks, April 23, 2019

This family team chatted with Becky in a podcast discussing National Park Week and summer travel in the national parks


Rick Steves Radio Show, April 13, 2019

Rick Steves interviewed Becky about traveling in the U.S. National Parks. The show broadcast on radio stations around the country.

Whitefish Review, April 5, 2019

Becky read her essay "Farewell Glaciers" at the launch of Our Living Planet, the newest issue of the acclaimed literary magazine. 


3rd Act Magazine, Spring 2019

Julie Fanselow interviewed me for her story targeting senior travel in the national parks

Great Falls Tribune, March 2019

Kristen Inbody published a review of Moon USA National Parks in the Outdoor section of the newspaper on March 29.


KGO Radio, March 2019

John Hamilton interviewed Becky about national park travel and Moon USA National Parks for On The Go with KGO.

Bookshop Presentations on National Parks, March 2019

  • March 15 -- East City Bookshop, Washington DC                                                                          

  • March 21 -- Santa Cruz Bookshop, Santa Cruz, CA               

  • March 23-- Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA   


Travel & Adventure Shows, March 2019

Becky spoke about national parks on panels with Moon Travel Guide authors at the Travel & Adventure Shows in Washington DC and Santa Clara, CA.


Camping For Women, March 2019

Jessy Shouse reviewed Moon USA National Parks for the online magazine that supports                                 women getting outdoors.. &, January 2018

John Kruse talked with Becky about traveling to Pacific Northwest and other national parks.

Whitefish Pilot, December 2018

Daniel McKay interviewed Becky about Moon USA National Parks in Road Trip Ready.  


KATU TV, December 2018

Becky appeared on AM Northwest in Portland to chat about things to do in winter at Crater Lake, Mount Rainier, Olympic, and Yellowstone National Parks

KING 5 TV, December 2018

Becky appeared on New Day Northwest in Seattle to discuss winter fun in Washington's three national parks

Daily Interlake, December 2018

Duncan Adams interviewed Becky about Moon USA National Parks in New Guidebook Communicates Author's Love for National Parks

Parade Magazine, June 2018

Kathleen McCleary interviewed Becky for An Insider's Guide to America's National Parks and How to be a Good Visitor at National Parks

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