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You’re LOST…Now What? (Part 1)

A Beautiful Hike in the Foothills of the Berkshires… It’s a beautiful spring day, and the sun is going in and out of the clouds. It’s cold at night and warm during the day…just right for the maple sugaring season. It’s been a cold winter, and I look forward to being able to get into […]

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How to Be a Mentor for a Child’s Immersion in Nature

Just Add Kids and Nature The first thing you want to keep in mind is that you want to create a safe learning environment for your child or students to interact with their surroundings. It is important that children have ample opportunities to be stimulated by direct experience. This is a special place that you […]

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Nature Mapping

How do we get to know our place? By exploring it! Do you remember as a kid creating a treasure map? You and some friends may have had a can of special objects that you decided to hide together. The question, after deciding where to hide it, was how to find it again. You had […]

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Create Your Own Nature Map

There’s a real power in naming places in Nature. This transforms your yard, back woods, special hiking or camping area into a magical land of possibilities! It’s one thing to be in the woods by that tree over there, but it is quite another to share a story about a place you have had a […]

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How Are We Connected?

by Arianna and Frank Grindrod John Muir observed, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” Let us take a moment to shift out of the Nature-Culture dichotomy paradigm and recognize that humans are part of Nature and that as a very young specie […]

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sharing our trip to Alaska and Learning about Animal tracking

Frank Grindrod of https://earthworkprograms.com/ invites you to go for a guided walk of the mysteries of animal tracking in Alaska. Learn to see through the eyes of a tracker. what questions do you ask yourself when out in the forest? when tracking look for patterns in the natural world. what are the animals doing throughout […]

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