Category: Reconnecting to Nature

New Video – California Chaparral: The Most Underrated Biome

How did Nature ever survive without us? This is a question those who eagerly manipulate wildlands need to ask themselves, be they from environmental management organizations like California State Parks and the Nature Conservancy, or fire agencies like Cal Fire and the US Forest… Continue Reading “New Video – California Chaparral: The Most Underrated Biome”

Celebrating Our Species Progress

We have so much to be grateful for, something that becomes clear when you take control. Celebrating the state of our species came to mind after learning of the loss of P-22, the legendary cougar of the Santa Monica Mountains and Griffith Park. He… Continue Reading “Celebrating Our Species Progress”

Manzanita on the Rocks – A Vivifying and Surprising Cocktail

Searching for exposed slices of Vulcan’s highly viscous, ancient exudations during our Thanksgiving holiday road trip may strike one as somewhat odd. But then again, it was a perfect way to celebrate Nature’s ability to remind us of our ephemeral existence, our atavistic connections… Continue Reading “Manzanita on the Rocks – A Vivifying and Surprising Cocktail”