This is an accounting of my ordeal. I was driving home on Wednesday afternoon, and a field mouse ran across the dashboard of my car.
This is a great article on the naming of places in the North American west. The article highlights how the indigenous people see the sacred places in the West compared to the names given to these same places by English, Spanish, and other speakers. The article discusses the spiritual aspects and conflicts the names and opposing actions […]
The federal Global Change Research Act of 1990 mandates that the U.S. Global Change Research Program deliver a report to Congress and the President no less than every four years.The report is required to “1) integrates, evaluates, and interprets the findings of the Program…; 2) analyzes the effects of global change on the natural environment,… via […]
After Hurricane Sandy, scientists discovered a hopeful sign in New Jersey: piping plover habitat that had been created by the storm. via A new reality for plovers on the Jersey Shore — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region
via A ‘jaw-dropping’ 15 million super-environmentalists don’t vote in the midterms – ThinkProgress
“CBS This Morning”: television show had a segment on “forest bathing”. I decided to re-post this blog’s short article from 2013 with research references for those who are interested. I had noticed for several years the therapeutic effect a walk in the forest had on me. When I recently read an article on ‘forest bathing’, […]
No, this isn’t the same garden from earlier this year. That is another story- stay tuned.
A FYI for my readers on a guided journal for nature journal and observers.
Often in the conservation movement, the contributions of people of color are overlooked or thought to be nonexistent. The Pennsylvania Conservation and Natural Resources published a short article on the work of the segregated Civilian Conservation Corps and their work in PA state parks. The units of predominately African American men built roads, shelters, camp tables, […]
I will be teaching a class entitled, “Nature in Winter” on January 31, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the Mt. Airy Learning Tree here in Philadelphia. The class will be a slideshow presentation and talk about the scientific processes and beauty of the winter season. Some of the questions we […]