Valentine Love in Nature

Valentine Love in Nature

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s that time of the year when signs of spring are in the air in some parts of the world. The birds are starting to sing more in Northern California.Love can be defined as “sustained compassionate attention” (John Muir Laws). So nature 

Spark your Curiosity: Nature Journaling online course-March 2021

Spark your Curiosity: Nature Journaling online course-March 2021

Do You: Enjoy nature but don’t know what you’re seeing? Want to be more confident in drawing nature? Want to start a nature journal but don’t know how? Join the Intro to Nature Journaling course– Here’s what we’ll explore in this introductory class live online 

Spark you Curiosity Level 2: Stoke the Fire

Spark you Curiosity Level 2: Stoke the Fire

After Level 1 course, continue to expand and reinforce your nature journal skills. Keep your practice going Practice and learn with others! Join the Spark your Curiosity with Nature Journaling Level 2 course Open to those who’ve completed Intro to Nature Journaling Level 1 course. 

Mystery woodpecker: Detective work in your journal

Mystery woodpecker: Detective work in your journal

Recently I found the remains of a woodpecker in my driveway. It was a pair of wings, tail and a leg. It looked like a woodpecker, but at first glance I wasn’t sure which one it was. What was more interesting to me at the 

Micro world of Mosses

Micro world of Mosses

This week, one of our members, Victoria Grape will be sharing her passion for mosses. These diminutive organisms live in an entire universe unseen by most of us. Victoria will take us into the micro forest so we can get to know the incredible diversity, 

Spark your Bird Love with Nature Journaling

Spark your Bird Love with Nature Journaling

Want to learn how to be a better birder? Curious about the birds at your feeder or singing in your yard? Spark your bird love with this nature journaling course.

Reflections: Gifts of 2020

Reflections: Gifts of 2020

Stop and revisit As we move through the final days of 2020, I looked through my journal to reflect on the year. Like many of you, I spent so much more time at home than I ever have, and journaled every day. With entries tracking 

MB Nature Journal Club Sharing Page

MB Nature Journal Club Sharing Page

Sharing your pages is the BEST way to build your skills, be inspired with new strategies and ideas, and spark motivation and excitement to keep you journaling nature! We share our pages as an exchange of information rather than to be critiqued. We give and 

Journaling with Nature Podcast Interview

Journaling with Nature Podcast Interview

I had the pleasure and honor to be interviewed by Bethan Burton, host of the podcast, Journaling with Nature. Bethan is an artist, nature journal educator, and founder of International Nature Journaling Week. Recently, she and I sat down virtually for a conversation about nature 

Gratitude for my sensory scrapbook

Gratitude for my sensory scrapbook

Today I woke up to see a layer of frost on our wooden deck. The grass and the alpacas in the pasture both have a dusting of frost like powered sugar. It makes me smile. The air was so cold and crisp on my face