July is peak wildflower season in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy nearby nature while keeping watch for colourful blossoms and pollinators. It's also time for harvesting early crops from our edible garden. And for nipping any garden pests or diseases in the bud.
This month's edition of Nearby Nature Project highlights recent articles finding bias in research showing the mental health benefits of spending time in Nature. And more birds!
This month's edition of Nearby Nature Project is all about birds! Plus I (finally) review the University of Derby's free MOOC: Nature Connectedness. And it's time to start thinking about gardening and the 2022 City Nature Challenge.
Two news items that have us excited, snow as a medium for time travel and a backyard visitor in this month's edition of Nearby Nature Project.
In 2022, I'm relaunching a monthly feature: Nearby Nature Project. Articles will focus on nearby nature, such as planter pots, gardens, yards, neighbourhood and nearby parks/trails. Each story will include at least one link to an interesting article or research study, YouTube, podcast, nature-related app, book, course or other materials. And I'll share a nearby nature subject that caught my attention over the past month.