Carrie Madren

Carrie Madren

Independent Journalist

Carrie Madren is a freelance journalist with 10 years of reporting, writing, and editing experience.

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Container garden 18 article
The Washington Post

Bounty on Your Balcony

Urban dwellers find a fresh harvest in container gardening

Jewelry article
Maryland Life

Art of Africa - Maryland Life magazine

Sixth grader Rey Robinson looks up and considers the 10-foot-tall, woven basket-like object looming from the corner, its two curving points tied together at the top. “This looks like a fort, like they threw spears through the opening,” he says.

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

Thank Uncle Sam for life-saving bone marrow transplants | AAAS ...

Thank Uncle Sam for life-saving bone marrow transpl...

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American Forests

What's the Cache? | American Forests

What's the Cache? | American Forests

Forensci science carousel article
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Blogs | AAAS MemberCentral

Blogs | AAAS MemberCentral

Gerontology nursing student 1 article
The Washington Post

Senior Care is Having a Moment

A surge of seniors will soon change U.S. population dynamics.

Maryland Life

A Clean Water Act - Maryland Life magazine

Back in the 1950s and 60s, former State Senator Bernie Fowler remembers wading out chest-deep into the Patuxent River near his home seeing crabs scuttling by his feet. Now, "wade-in" tests reveal murkier times.

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uvamagazine.org

Stop-Motion Master | The University of Virginia Magazine

Stop-Motion Master | The University of Virginia Mag...

Playing it safe photo2 article
digital.parksandrecreation.org

Playing It Too Safe? | Parks and Recreation Magazine

Playground safety inspectors’ work is a child’s dream job.

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The Washington Post

Bankers learn climate science

At the woods' edge, small groups of HSBC technology managers, armed with clipboards and measuring tapes, meticulously determine the circumference of specially tagged trees down to a tenth of an inch. ...

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American Forests

Alien Invasion! | American Forests

Brought to the U.S. from all corners of the globe, invasive, non-native plant species are taking over ecosystems across the nation. Can the combined efforts of concerned citizens and government agencies keep this invasion of alien species at bay?

Maryland Life

A Stand-Up Sport - Maryland Life magazine

SUP may be the next best thing to walking on water