Make room

You create a program that connects people with nature in all sorts of ways. But do you leave room for participants to have a spiritual connection?

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Tania Marien
Drawing and describing nature

Plant ecologist Lyn K. Baldwin believes humans have thought their way out of nature and that “there is no guarantee that thinking alone will lead us back.” She feels the most effective way people can change their relationship with place is by keeping a journal.

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Tania Marien
Framing the environment

As environmental educators, the goals we strive for in our work are awareness, understanding, and behavior change. Unfortunately how we talk about the environment or natural resources requires much more than quick facts and stories to achieve these goals. 

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Tania Marien