Nature Club

Nature Club – We’re Going on a Tree Hunt

“For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like great, solitary men, …

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Nature Club – Birds and Feathers

We need the tonic of wildness… At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and see be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.  We can never have enough nature.   ~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden: …

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Wildlife Tracking

A big part of my Nature Club will be for the children and I to learn to identify various parts of nature when outdoors such as; which leaves come from which trees, bird identification, plant, herb and weed identification and of course, learning to identify which animals make certain tracks.  This time of year we …

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Nature Club – Discovering Pinecones

“What if parents, grandparents, and kids around the country were to band together to create nature clubs for families? What if this new form of social/nature networking were to spread as quickly as book clubs and Neighborhood Watches did in recent decades? We would be well on our way to true cultural change.”  – Richard Louv, …

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