BERGER, Bruce. American, b. 1938. Genres: Poetry, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Natural history, Travel/Exploration. Career: Writer. Professional pianist, 1965-74; operator, Aspen Recycling Center, Colorado, 1976-78; American Way, contributing editor. Publications: There Was a River, 1979; Hanging On (non-fiction), 1980; Notes of a Half-Aspenite, 1987; A Dazzle of Hummingbirds (ornithology), 1989; The Telling Distance: Conversations with the American Desert, 1989; Almost an Island, 1998; Music in the Mountains, 2001. Address: Box 482, Aspen, CO 81612, U.S.A.