Tag Archives: nature

Something to be passionate about

May your choices reflect your hopes and not your fears – Nelson Mandela So……………. My choice is to advocate for the African Elephant. This reflects my hope.  My hope is that we can stem the tide of death and destruction … Continue reading

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Photo Friday ………………Fall is on it’s Way!

I have had the privilege to manage Pilcher Park Nature Center for the past 17 years. I love Pilcher Park and I love Nature! I am now ready to go see the rest of the world. My heart will remain … Continue reading

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Have a Sunny Day Friends……………..

This is a sunflower from our Organic Community Garden here in Joliet, Illinois. I thought I would post it today to give everyone a chance for a sunny day!

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Travel Tuesday………On the Way to Jackson Hole

This was taken on the way to Jackson driving in from Idaho. Such a beautiful river! The entire drive from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole is spectacular! Drive the speed limit ………… at least close to it……….I got a … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday……… Today we go to Puerto Rico

I have been traveling as much as I can the last few years. There is so much to see and do out there that I find myself wanting to see it ALL! This photo was taken in Guanica, Peurto Rico … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice ………..May you have the longest happiest day of your life!

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Photo Friday June 14, 2013

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Fairy Fest is THIS Saturday (always the first Saturday in May)

Every year in Pilcher Park the fairies decend upon us. We are lucky enough to be graced by the presence of all of the fairy magic the Universe has to offer. We also have fairies in training who learn the … Continue reading

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The Underground Railroad as a Backdrop for Learning about Nature

Each year at Pilcher Park Nature Center we have some 4800 students come to the park for our Underground Railroad Field Trip.  This was designed to teach Black History and Nature at the same time. Our Nature Center is turned … Continue reading

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National Conservation Training Center – NCTC

NCTC, located in Shepardstown, West Virginia is a beautiful place to learn about conservation, environmental studies, best practices, science, math …………whatever.  There is a long list of topics taught here both in person or online via the internet or podcasts.  … Continue reading

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