Category Archives: nature education

Why We Need A Good Design: The Domesticated Human (or Sailing With Fritz) (3 of 4)

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(Previous Post: Why We Need A Good Design: Frostbitten Twice Shy Babe) The Domesticated Human (or Sailing With Fritz): When I was nineteen years old I went on a sailing trip with a couple of my friends across Lake Michigan.  … Continue reading

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Why We Need A Good Design: Man against Nature (Part 1 of 4)

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Man Against Nature There are Squirrels in my yard that are pulling up the plants that I just planted, and  burying their acorns in the pots of soft dirt where once stood a small rhubarb and potential Ginkgos and nut … Continue reading

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Manoomin Project Music Video

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“Ultimately as a farmer, I’m in the land redemption business . . .” –Joel Salatin, Polyface Farms at Calvin University 2012 A few posts back I mentioned the analogy of the conservationist and his axe that Aldo Leopold wrote about … Continue reading

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Learning to See (through a child and photography)

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A professor that I once had, talked of one of his friends that spent many hours of the days observing roses in bloom, because he wanted to understand what made them beautiful.  He would just sit there and stare and … Continue reading

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Nature Education and the Rise of the Foodie Hunter

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A little while back, I was cruising the internet looking for a place to land, reading some blogs, some news articles, some websites, searching for who-knows-what who-knows-where and I came across an interesting blurb that compared the rock star turned … Continue reading

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