Reading the book "Forest Walking" enhanced my nearby nature experiences this month. And adding a suet block holder attracted new visitors to our backyard birdfeeder set-up.
This edition of the Nearby Nature Project talks about the abrupt transition of summer to fall to winter in the Bow Valley. Plus, I review James Raffan's "Ice Walker" and explain the troubles we've had with our backyard birdfeeder.
The latest edition of the Nearby Nature Project links to recent news about grizzly bear movement through the Bow Valley, more research on the benefits of spending time connecting with Nature and describes a once-in-a-lifetime bald eagle observation.
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.
Welcome to the latest instalment of the Nearby Nature Project! Over 25 years ago I learned that fostering my relationship with Mother Nature is essential to my well-being. So I garden, walk, hike, cycle and/or kayak just about every day. I’m not alone in discovering that being outside is good for mind and body. Mainstream …