The Constant Apprentice is a place for curious humans to explore craft, visual arts, writing, nature, food, and all things classic, then and now.
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About: Jonathan Hanson


Jonathan Hanson’s writing experience covers a diverse array of natural history and outdoor sports subjects and encompasses explorations on land and sea in North America, Europe, and Africa.  He is the author of a dozen books, several co-authored with his wife, Roseann. He has also written for nearly two dozen magazines, and was a correspondent for Outside Magazine. 
A Tucson native, his magazine article topics have ranged from African travel to natural history to outdoor equipment to guns to sailing. (Portfolio page) In spring 2007, he and three friends founded the Overland Journal, of which he was executive editor until Spring 2011. He is currently co-director of Overland Expo and  ConserVentures with Roseann.
Jonathan has won several awards: the Arizona Press Club Award for natural history feature writing, the National Outdoor Book Award, and the National Park Service award for interpretive excellence. His book Outside Adventure Travel: Sea Kayaking was a finalist for the 7th Annual Banff Mountain Book Festival Adventure Travel Writing Award.
For several years Jonathan operated a sea kayak guide service, leading tours in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. He has taught a variety of subjects, including wildlife tracking, nature writing, and photography, for many conservation organizations. He is an elected Fellow of the Explorer’s Club.
Jonathan and Roseann live on a remote, off-the-grid  property 35 miles southwest of Tucson, Arizona, abutting half a million acres of wild lands and work together on numerous conservation and adventure travel projects.


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