Tag: nature journaling

Wild Wonder Nature Journal Conference- online

Wild Wonder Nature Journal Conference- online

This year’s Wild Wonder Conference will be online again. You can visit this page to register:   I’ll be teaching a class on Wednesday Sep 14. All classes will be available as a recording afterward.   Join Us for the Fourth Annual Wild Wonder Nature 

Trusting yourself: Listening and tuning into your heart

Trusting yourself: Listening and tuning into your heart

There’s something that I’ve been experiencing and getting more clarity about and I’d like to share with you. Its about trusting ourselves. My life has been an incredible journey going from NOT knowing what I truly wanted to having beautiful access to my deep, heartfelt 

Nature Journal Studio Monthly class at the Santa Cruz Museum

Nature Journal Studio Monthly class at the Santa Cruz Museum

Wednesday 6:30-8pm Nature journaling can help us view the natural world with new perspectives, learn about our surroundings, and see the extraordinary in the ordinary. During monthly Nature Journal Studio sessions inside the Museum, Melinda Nakagawa will guide you through a topic as we practice 

Journaling around the world

Journaling around the world

International Nature Journaling Week, June 1-7 is a celebration of how we experience and record nature in our journals. This was another amazing year of INJW. I was part of the team supporting Bethan Burton. I loved the themes for each day, and had so 

Nature Journal Studio Monthly class at the Santa Cruz Museum

Nature Journal Studio Monthly class at the Santa Cruz Museum

Wednesday 6:30-8pm Nature journaling can help us view the natural world with new perspectives, learn about our surroundings, and see the extraordinary in the ordinary. During monthly Nature Journal Studio sessions inside the Museum, Melinda Nakagawa will guide you through a topic as we practice 

Garden Nature Journaling with Melinda at The Barnyard, Carmel

Garden Nature Journaling with Melinda at The Barnyard, Carmel

Join Melinda Nakagawa and the Monterey Bay Nature Journal Club Bring your sketchbook and curiosity as we explore the gardens at The Barnyard. We’ll explore the flora and fauna in its winter state. Wander through multiple levels and pockets of gardens tucked in all around 

The Nose knows: using smell in journaling

The Nose knows: using smell in journaling

Virtual Sunday Nature Journaling What we’ll be doing: The Nose Knows so much, and remembers for many, many years. We’ll be exploring HOW to incorporate your sense of smell into your nature journaling practice, and how to become more attuned to scents around us. Bring 

Boost your Naturalist Skills with Nature Journaling—California Wildlife day (video)

Boost your Naturalist Skills with Nature Journaling—California Wildlife day (video)

Boost your Naturalist Skills with Nature Journaling—California Wildlife day April 2021 You can see all the videos from event here: https://www.carmelriverwatershed.org/cwd-2021-recap.html  Melinda Nakagawa introduces how nature journaling can be used to improve your naturalist skills, and does an interactive demo.

Color walk in nature

Color walk in nature

This time of year there are so many colors emerging- various shades of greens to each color of the rainbow. One fun activity I like to do is a Color Walk. There are a few ways I like to do color walks 1. In person, 

Interview: Doing work inspired by your calling (video)

Interview: Doing work inspired by your calling (video)

I was recently invited to be a speaker for an online summit, Your Business is Calling, hosted by Celia Marie, Business coach. I joined 7 other women who shared their stories of how they shifted from traditional jobs into creating business that are based on