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 […]
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This Forest Exploration shed light on the many benefits of the snowpack (layered snow buildup) from temperature regulation to protection from predators.
In addition to the usual emphasis on ecology, this January’s Forest Exploration introduced an additional focus: geology.
Summary ꙳ Objectives ▹ Winter is here, and if for the regions away from the tropics it often equates to harshness and cold, it is also a period for nature to pause and slow down. It’s a time where Life sleeps in dens, in buds and hidden places… Throughout history, humans have observed this seasonal milestone and […]
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.
It’s easy to think of February as a time when there is little to see outdoors. It’s cold and grey and muddy, if not snowy. But if it seems so, perhaps you need only look more closely… Once a month, Laura and Claire lead a biodiversity walk in the Fells. It’s a free form activity […]
I have such mixed feelings about the unseasonably beautiful weather we had for our walk this weekend. On the one hand, it was absolutely delightful to be out in near-60 degree weather. On the other, it’s awfully worrying that we have such days at all in January. Once a month, Laura and Claire lead a […]