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 …
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.