Nebraska Authors

Suzanne Winckler

Born TX (USA)

Freelance writer originally from Texas. She and her husband lived in Omaha, Nebraska for seven years. From 1992-2002 she worked for the Nebraska Chapter of the Nature Conservancy. She has been an advocate for the Iowa Prairie Network and the Prairie Plains Resource Institute in Nebraska. She is the author of several volumes in the Smithsonian Guides to Historic America series, including the volume on The Plains States.. Spent five years helping edit the two-volume Birdlife of Texas at the University of Texas Press.


Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Austin, TX

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Great Plains; Conservation; Ecology; Gardening; Nature Writers; Ornithology and Ornithologists; Children's Nonfiction


Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism, University of Texas, Austin, TX


Free-lance Writer
Director of Grants and Communication

Places Worked

Texas Parks and Wildlife magazine
Texas Monthly magazine
Nature Conservancy- Nebraska field office


Spent five years helping edit the two-volume Birdlife of Texas at the University of Texas Press


The Great Lakes States - Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota. (Smithsonian Guides to Historic America) 1989.
The Plains States - Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota. (Smithsonian Guides to Historic America) 1989.
Our Endangered Planet: Antarctica. 1991. (Juvenile Nonfiction)
Our Endangered Planet: Population Growth. 1991. (Juvenile Nonfiction)
Our Endangered Planet: Soil. 1994.
The Smithsonian Guides to Natural America: The Heartland. 1997.
Planting the Seed: A Guide to Gardening. 2002.
Prairie: A North American Guide. 2004.

As editor and compiler or co-author:
Great Texas Birds. by John P. O'Neill. 1999.
Wading Birds. by the North American Wading Birds Conference. 1978.

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