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Expanding Conversation: Mother Tree (part 2)

“Our success in coevolution — our success as a productive society — is only as good as the strength of these bonds with other individuals and species.”

  • 07/22/2021
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The Wisdom of Nature

In her poignant memoir “Watershed”, Ranea Lenor Hanson points out that Minnesota is an apex whose rivers flow north to Hudson Bay, east through the Great Lakes, and south to the Gulf of Mexico. I rather enjoy the concept of our state being central to three directions. For me, it is a reminder that wherever you are in our state, there are three places you can flow.

  • 06/25/2021
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Building Wildfire Resiliency

Ironically, the practices that have kept fire off the landscape are now creating an environment primed for catastrophic wildfire to occur.

  • 06/25/2021
Finding-the-Mother-Tree

Expanding Conversation: Mother Tree (part 1)

Book discussion guide: “Finding the Mother Tree,” by Suzanne Simard

  • 06/22/2021
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Witness Waves

My first memory of creating art was as a three-year-old. I took my mother’s food coloring collection — the type

  • 12/23/2019

A forest, the heartbeat of our drums

Trees are the lungs of the earth and we need to maintain a natural balance that allows for our health as well as our drums.”

  • 10/02/2013

Trees of reconciliation

“I was distressed about particularly the outcome of our involvement in Iraq. This seemed like something small that I could do to contribute in a positive way.”

  • 10/02/2013

“Memory of Trees”

“Think about our impact on forests and take time to get to know the trees, even if it’s just one tree in your yard.”

  • 10/02/2013