Happy Wonder Wednesday! Whether you’ve been out in the streets working for justice, up in

Wonder Wednesday 96: Plantain First Aid Salve

The spring equinox passed, the season is officially here, and that means no excuses. It’s

Hiking With Kids: 5 Tips

One of the things I most love about nature, and botany in particular, is that

Ho’omaluhia. The More You Learn, the Less You Know

With winter in full swing it’s time to use the cold to our advantage!  I

Wonder Wednesday #29: Ice Catchers

Last Saturday was 13 degrees up here in the Blue Ridge, so we decided we’d

When Plans Don’t Pan: Misadventures in Biodiversity

Happy New Year!! I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday season, however and whatever you chose

New Year, Classic Perspectives

Well, not really, but the Perseid Meteor shower is starting! This meteor shower brings back some of

The Sky is Falling!!! Let’s Make Wishes

Depending on where you live, you could still have a month of summer’s slow ease

Seed Swap: What Keeps You Easeful, Peaceful, and Useful?

A couple weeks ago I was hiking with a group of people, including my sister,

Real Lichen Aren’t Werewolves

I have been waiting all winter for the perfect ice storm to get the pictures

The Radical Rhododendron

This past weekend I took a snowy walk with a Nature Foundation (at Wintergreen) naturalist

The American Chestnut and the Blue Ridge Parkway

Happy New Year! I hope all of you have had a great winter break with

Stellar Snow Art

Sunrise at the Garden of the Gods, in front of Pike’s Peak That’s right, Colorado

National Public Lands Day in Colorado Springs

  Developing a strong connection to place during childhood is incredibly important for raising children

Interview! Samantha Hutchinson- Connection and Place in the Ozarks

Before I get too far into this post, I wanted to say sorry and thank

An Apology, a Thank You, and Chocolate Chili