Connecting Children with Nature

Connecting Children with Nature

Remember how it felt the first time you splashed barefoot into a creek and shrieked with joy as the cool water swirled around your ankles?

Tiny Miracles on Wings

Tiny Miracles on Wings

What I experienced as a “miracle” happened many years ago when I was eight, playing outside after dinner among a small grove of hackberry trees.

Musings for Uncertain Times

Musings for Uncertain Times

As I sit at my desk this morning, I find myself clinging to a sense of normalcy. Listening to some moving music, I feel a sense of communion with all those who have suffered…

Adversity and Opportunity

Adversity and Opportunity

Maybe your kids are off school and you’re working from home because of the Coronavirus outbreak. There’s only so much you can take with the kids indoors all day and the pressure’s building.

Whooping Cranes – Wintering in Texas

Whooping Cranes – Wintering in Texas

In the late 1940’s, the world’s entire population of wild whooping cranes wintered in Texas. Now thanks to captive breeding programs we have more of these magnificant birds.

Fishwatching

Fishwatching

A wise fishwatcher knows that sitting beside water is a short cut to a calm and relaxed mind. The fishwatcher’s trance, while the river does the work and the worrying, is blissful. I love the glimpses into a mysterious watery world.

What It Means to Live

What It Means to Live

Seeing urban students interacting with nature for the first time is a wonderful reminder of what it means to live. Life is happening all around us if only we take time to carefully observe it.

A Sense of Wonder

A Sense of Wonder

The sense of wonder is what connects us to nature and is the inspiration for creating engaging interpretive signage for visitors in nature to enjoy.

Nature’s Wonderful Toybox

Nature’s Wonderful Toybox

Children in nature explore and learn naturally. All you have to do is stand back and let nature’s wonderful toybox inspire and teach your child.

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