T. Edward Nickens

Nickens is editor-at-large of Field & Stream and the author of The Total Outdoorsman Manual. His articles also appear in Smithsonian and Audubon magazines.


Where the Wild Berries Are

Every summer, our intrepid “Bramblin’ Man” heads into thorny thickets across North Carolina, braving bugs and briars for the promise of blackberry cobbler.


Ramblin’ Man: Love on the Wing

They fight, they flit, they sing and swoop. If they’re lucky, these lovebirds will find themselves a mate this spring — while putting on a show for the rest of us.


Ramblin’ Man: A Taste of Sunshine

Jars of last year’s harvest — lovingly put up and generously gifted — promise a pop! of warmth during the waning days of winter.