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Strategy Share: Environmental Stewardship Through Field-Guide Drawing

While on an expedition in southeast Alaska, I had the privilege of sharing the ship with several young naturalists. These enthusiastic participants in our expedition, ages 6-13, were especially passionate about identifying wildlife. I worked with them to observe, draw, and classify plankton captured with a small trawl net on one of our stops. In my own observations, I was also drawn to our shipboard Sibley’s Guide to Birds, an extraordinary resource for identifying various gulls, puffins, and other birds. Continue reading Strategy Share: Environmental Stewardship Through Field-Guide Drawing

10 Reasons Why London Should Become a National Park

Guest blogger Daniel Raven-Ellison is a Guerrilla Geographer, Geo-Educator and National Geographic Emerging Explorer who has just launched a website in an effort to turn the entire city of London, England, into a National Park. Geography is a lens that gives us the power to see and think about the world. It is a powerful lens that gives us super-human powers. From examining the microscopic … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why London Should Become a National Park