TreeHugger Welcomes David DeFranza!

Before becoming an assistant editor at TreeHugger, David DeFranza wrote about travel, the outdoors, and frugal living for a variety of websites. In addition to performing general editorial duties, David writes about nature, produces slideshows, and serves as TreeHugger's books editor. Based in Washington, DC, he also covers events within and around the Beltway.

Formerly a web producer for, David still lends a hand there to keep things fresh.

Follow David on Twitter: @ddefranza