The 115th Christmas Bird Count runs from Sunday, December 14, 2104 through Monday, January 5, 2015. Check your local environmental centers for a count near you. Get Involved in the Christmas Bird Count – Find a Count Near you | National Audubon Society Birds.
The Grinnell Method has helped me become a better naturalist. I’ve been keeping a naturalist’s journal for a long time. But a year or so ago, I felt my journal writing had stagnated and needed a boost. I went searching for a way to make my nature journal more thorough. What I found was this method. The […]
Nature journaling is recording the natural happenings you see every day. Whether you write, draw, take photographs or press flowers, the result is the same, you end up creating a book that you love. You might like to take a look at my notebooks, I’ve been keeping since 1990. You don’t have to travel far […]
Becoming a naturalist can be a journey that lasts a lifetime. I’ve always admired people who could tell you what kind of bird was flying overhead, just by the silhouette. Or how the insects on the yellow flower over there spend their life cycle in a few short weeks. I have been striving toward being […]
Citizen Science and Nature Journal Keeping are a Natural Partnership Citizen Science Projects cover a range of nature activities and nature journal interests. Here are examples of the citizen science projects that further scientific understanding of the natural world. Scientists at organizations, research facilities, and government agencies use the data collected by amateur observers to help […]