The Intuitive Science of Watershed Restoration

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As I walk through our arid Western landscapes, I try to imagine how the land might have looked prior to European influence. It would be unrecognizable in comparison to the land as we now know it. How wondrous it would be to see this continent’s wild ecosystems as they had…

Restoring organic dialogue between the Individual and our Institutions

While these postcards will likely never reach the desks of executives, owners, or CEOs, it is my hope that they will capture the attention of a few curious (and slightly nosey…) individuals in between the mailboxes they were dropped into and their final destinations at the bottom of some administrator’s…

If a tree were tasked with drawing a self-portrait, how would it represent itself? How much of its composition and essence that we, as humans, either cannot see or fail to notice would a tree be innately motivated to put forward as their representation-of-Self? Would they draw a singular…

This lichen, growing on the bark of a Douglas Fir tree, is not a single organism but a living multi-organism formed by the symbiosis of specialized fungi and green algae. These cooperative species take on a great deal of vital Earth-work including nitrogen fixation, providing food and nesting materials…

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