JANUARY 14, 2020

Nelson Bryant, 40-Year Outdoors Writer at The New York Times

Nelson Bryant, who was the outdoor writer at the New York Times for over 40 years, writing four to five times a week in some periods, passed away at 96 in Martha's Vineyard this week.

After retiring from the NYT, he wrote for the Martha’s Vineyard Times and authored a handful of books, including Outdoors, a collection of columns from the New York Times, and Mill Pond Joe, a 2014 memoir.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.