Many of our discussions led to reading the forest floor, musing about it, as well as understanding the implications of what we were seeing onto the Fells habitat and its inhabitants. Each Forest exploration walk brings its load of wonders and this December Fell exploration wasn’t any different.
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Last month, conditions were too parched to support much fungi life, but this Saturday we spotted pale False Deathcaps, Amber Jelly fungus…
During this month’s Forest Exploration, our group spotted painted turtles basking in the sun, appreciated the lingering goldenrods, and learned more about red oaks.
Nature is closer than we think – present all around us in our busy cities. She has added a few activities to ease the journey of discovering urban wildlife.
Summary ꙳ Objectives ▹ This circle is a mindful Forest Immersion. It is structured so as to make the mindfulness of the experience explicit and accessible. Ideally, Forest Immersion (or Forest Attuning) happens in a forest, but it needs not be. You can pick a meadow, a beach, or your own garden. It is important however that […]
Summary ꙳ Objectives ▹ Fall is here! It is a great opportunity to slow down and notice the Life around. In temperate climates, late bloomers come into focus, deciduous trees explode in colors, all are preparing for the Winter. Fall is also the perfect time to start or resume Nature Journaling. Get your pens & pencils out, and […]
Summary ꙳ Objectives ▹ Can you feel this little chill in the air? Do you hear the difference in the sound that the wind makes when it runs through the leaves? The sound is crispier now, while it was more ‘feathery’ throughout the summer. Where we live the trees are dressing up in red, purple, […]