Poet, journalist, political advisor, native son of Saugerties, Vern Benjamin was known for his thick histories of the Hudson Valley; fellow writer Will Nixon has published Vern's last writings, a long essay about his trip to Standing Rock ... and cultural photographer Chris Rainier details the new book about what's next in the exploration world that he co-authored with last week's Green Radio guest, former National Geographic executive Terry Garcia. (Photo by  Chris Rainier)