Category Archives: earth day

BOOK REVIEW: All the Wild Wonders: Poems of our Earth

Earth Day was a little over one week ago. At some point on that day, I sat down with my toddler daughter and read to her some poems from the new book* All the Wild Wonders: Poems of our Earth, edited … Continue reading

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My two pieces in this month’s issue of Metro Parent

The April issue of Metro Parent is out, which means you can read two new pieces from me! First, an article about volunteering in nature for families, perfect for Earth Day month. And second, my second “Raising Nature Explorers” column, … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: Earth Day quote from Rachel Carson

A thought: I put together this image/quote last night, please share it around!

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Stewardship activity for Earth Day 2012

For Earth Day 2012, I set up our Secular Sunday School group (through the Center for Inquiry-Portland) to pull invasive plants at a natural area in Beaverton. We headed to Kaiser Woods Park () on that Sunday to clear some … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: nature steward

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Earth Day events in Portland area

There is a lot to choose from! Patrick and I will be volunteering with our secular Sunday school group pulling invasive plants from a natural area in Beaverton. Here’s a non-comprehensive list of events in the Portland area for Earth … Continue reading

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Metro Parent on “Raising a Nature Lover”

The April 2012 issue of Portland’s Metro Parent magazine is focused on nature. You can view the whole issue here to read: “Raising a Nature Lover,” “Earth Day, Every Day,” and “Kids Say the Greenest Things.” This here blog of … Continue reading

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Muddy Boots Family Nature Club at Mount Talbert Nature Park

The third outing of Portland’s Muddy Boots Family Nature Club (and Patrick and my second time) was a joint potluck/walk at Mount Talbert Nature Park in Clackamas on April 23rd, in honor of Earth Day (April 22nd). There were not … Continue reading

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Celebrating Earth Day in Portland

Tomorrow, April 22nd, is Earth Day. Not sure yet what Patrick and I will end up doing. How will you celebrate? (this list of events I’ve culled from the internet is by no means comprehensive, but if you know of … Continue reading

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Earth Day events in Portland area

Via Metro Parent: Earth Day. Earth Day is officially April 22 but we’ve listed events all month designed to provide fun and raise awareness about our jobs as the earth’s stewards. We’ve featured a few here, but the calendar also … Continue reading

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