In this March 2009 letter to the Snoqualmie Valley Record, Maura notes an oversight regarding the Snoqualmie tribe's police force.

In this March 2006 letter to High Country News, Maura compares the early slaughter of American bison to the treatment of wild horses.

In this letter to High Country News Maura speaks in defence of barred owls.

"The Bush administration is ordering federal wildlife officials headed for international meetings on polar bears not to talk about how climate change and melting ice are affecting the imperiled animals."

Then why would any moral civil servant even go? I knew things were bad, but this proves it. We are now living in a fascist state. We are counting the days to the end of this regime.·—Maura T. Callahan, Snoqualmie

Seattle PI, 11 March, 2007