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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.

Galaxies in petunias

Galaxies in petunias

This year my petunias are overflowing with blossoms! They remind me of the starry night sky. A deep blue-purple with spattered white markings that fade around the margins- like galaxies! It makes me so happy look at them. This morning it was my inspiration for 

July 26: Words – Telling a story

July 26: Words – Telling a story

What we’ll be doing By incorporating words with pictures, the nature journal become more that a record of an experience, but tells a story of what happened during time in nature. This Sunday we’ll look at using descriptive words, simile, and simple poetry in our 

July 19: Words in your journal (Video)

July 19: Words in your journal (Video)

What we’ll be doing Nature journaling is made up of words, pictures and numbers to record our experience in nature. This Sunday we’ll be exploring different ways to incorporate WORDS in our nature journal pages. Adding words (such as labels, titles, questions, thoughts, etc) makes 

Sounds in nature

Sounds in nature

Today I had planned to draw the first calendula blossoms in our vegetable garden. I headed out across the yard and as I rounded the corner of the house, I heard an unusual crackling sound. I stopped in my tracks, focused my hearing to figure