Tracking at South Jackson Elementary

contributed by Sarah Hubbard South Jackson Elementary has invited me to visit their Science Enhancement Class once a month for the 2015-16 school year.   I go one Tuesday a month with the goal of taking their students on a …

What my 30 days looks like

contributed by Sarah Hubbard My life is busy – like crazy busy.  It’s not always easy to make sit spot happen.  I am goal oriented, so taking 30 days and committing to it keeps me motivated.  When I get slack …

Yard Weeds

contributed by Sara Callaway Two months ago, I moved.  High school teenagers have accomplished this with more grace.  I didn’t even change towns.  Just houses.  But man, did I go kicking and screaming.  Ok, moping and weeping was more like …

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30 day Sit Spot Challenge

Contributed by Sarah Hubbard Will you join me this year in a 30 day sit spot challenge? Or a 30 day get outside and breathe for a moment challenge? It will change your life and bring you closer to Earth …

Fall Woodland Ramble

When: Sunday, October 4, 2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Where: State Botanical Garden of Georgia Who: This Ramble is open to 12 intrepid and curious explorers aged 16 and up Cost: $35 (register here) Ramble: A walk taken for …

Meaningless Play

contributed by Tommy Tye Years ago, I helped out at a “nature-oriented” summer camp. I have a strong memory of a flawless day in early summer. The lazy buzz of cicadas filtered through the shady forest. Waves whispered their secrets …

Mama wren and Rain

contributed by Sarah Hubbard The thunder booms and the rain pours as the sun sets on this day.  The wren sings her song as heavy drops of water fall on her. In my body I practice being like the wren. …

What we ‘DO’ at Wild Intelligence

contributed by Sarah Hubbard People often ask me what it is that we ‘DO’ at Wild Intelligence.  What can you expect in one of your programs? I usually laugh when I get this question because it is a very difficult …

Eleagnus

contributed by Sara Callaway Elaeagnus (ill-ee-ag-nus) is what Carl called it when he showed me the plant in his back yard.  “Makes good berries,” he said, picking one off and eating it.  This was way before I could tell a …