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Latest Activity: Sep 11
Although I've been working for and alongside the SCA for many years, this is my first post on Conservation Nation! Hello world!We're packed in with 3 feet of snow here in the valley, and I start my next internship in less than a week. I'm all packed…Continue
AMAZING book! About the life of a female scientist and the challenges she faced because she was a scientist, and female. The book alters chapters with what she learned about plants throughout her life with her story, so it reads like a novel, but…Continue
Great read! This is a must for anyone who has ever daydreamed about how a government based on conservation principles and a degrowth economy might function. I heard about this book from an interview with Kate Brown, the very cool current governor of…Continue
If you haven't read Tom Wessels' books, you're in for a treat. If you're headed out to the woods, particularly in New England, I recommend "Reading the Forested Landscape". It's like a detective story for uncovering the history of the woods that you…Continue
If you're looking for an excuse to get outside and conduct some citizen science, the National Audubon Society's 115th Annual Winter Bird Count starts this weekend. Find out more, including how to get involved with a count near you, …Continue