Nancy Slack teaches bryophyte ecology at the Humboldt Field Research Institute (ME) and is Professor of Biology Emerita at the Sage Colleges, Troy, NY. She has conducted research in bryology and plant ecology in the US, Canada and Sweden, especially on peatland and alpine ecosystems. She was recently President of the American Bryological and Lichenological Society (ABLS).
Dr. Nancy G. Slack is a plant ecologist and Professor of Biology at Russell Sage College. Her research and writing topics include bogs, fens, alpine, and bryophyte ecology. Allison W. Bell is a designer, writer, and photographer in Northampton, Massachusetts. Together, Slack and Bell have co-authored 85 Acres: A Field Guide to the Adirondack Alpine Summits.