Publications and collaborations

"In landmark effort to restore migratory fish, Riverkeeper and DEC team up

to remove 2 dams on Hudson River tributaries"

Learn more: Riverkeeper

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Learn more: Riverkeeper | instagram: @riverkeeper

Awesome day on the Riverkeeper Patrol Boat

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"Riverkeeper’s mission is to protect the environmental, recreational and

commercial integrity of the Hudson River and its tributaries, and safeguard the drinking

water of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents."

Learn more: | instagram: @riverkeeper

"Great Blue Heron"

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Find Adventure on the Open Road!

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 From the glimmering waters and scenic shorelines of the 1000 Islands,

to the green forests and towering mountains of the Adirondacks, the opportunities for motorcycling adventures in New York State are endless.

Ride through pristine wilderness, around mountain ranges and along historic roadways offering incredible attractions, smooth rides and ample opportunity for discovery.

GO Tour NY – the road is waiting.

Wild Planet Photo Magazine

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"Thar be pirates in that thar tree.."

Shimmering in the golden light, a Crabapple tree inhabits the lake shore. A large band of birds in flight thieve the sunlight from my eyes.

They are here for the berries, flittering about the branches speaking a language only deciphered by their court.

This was their merry land, rich with plunder.

As I approach, naturally they flee.. I am an outsider for now. So I invoke my right of parlay, and stand quiet and still until they honor my request for engagement.

For what seems like an eternity, only the lapping waves are my companion. Suddenly, the tree began to tremble as they returned by the hundreds!

I am beneath a flock of lawless birds enveloping a tree canopy and it is nothing short of magnificent.

Having discovered their loot, there was no turning back.. I must join as a rogue or it's exile for me.

What a colorful bunch dressed appropriately to their character, drinking the fruit from the tree tavern one by one.

Swallowing the berries whole, beaks covered in juice this was the life for an outlaw bird, savvy?

At the waters edge, my soul has become full again. Here with the birds it will linger, no matter where my body roams. -J.L. Deitz

Lake Pleasant, Adirondacks October 4, 2015

Story published in Wild Planet Photo Magazine

RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine

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Audubon New York

Eye to Eye with a Gyrfalcon

What an honor to host an Instagram takeover for Audubon New York.

Learn more about what they do for New York's Birds.

instagram: @audubon_ny | website:

Orange County Land Trust

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Orange County Land Trust interview about the wildlife I photograph in New York.. published in their 2017 Annual Report.

Learn more about their work in preserving land across Orange County, New York.

website: | instagram: @orangecountylandtrust

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

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"Great Blue Heron" 2017 Annual Report

"Connecting people who care with causes that matter"

Learn more:

2017 Calendar

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