Snowshoe hares, or Lepus americanus, are frequent visitors to our neighborhood. Finding their tracks in the snow reminds me of how fascinating these animals are and some of the poems they inspire
We have entered the micro-season of “The Elk Sheds its Horns”. Elk actually have antlers, not horns. So we should be referring to this micro-season as "Elk Shed its Antlers". Our exploration into this season will look at the elk, the antlers, and a few haiku.
We have entered the micro season of “The Salmon Gather to Spawn”. This is the last season of the mini season Major Snow. This micro-season focuses on the anadromous behavior of salmon and the myth of Osuke, the king of salmon.
If you happen to be lucky enough to have an encounter with a fox, you may be inspired to write a poem about it. Today we have poems for Alice Oswald, Jane Hirshfield, Issa, and a story about Basho.
From suspense films. to science fiction, to paranormal thrillers, the human fascination with moths have created some memorable characters that have stood the test of time.
In "The Death of A Moth", Virginia Woolf explores the human experience through the final stages of a moths life.
In this week's Nature Digest we are focusing on moths. We are going to start with an overview of National Moth Week and then provide you with a few resources so you can go out and explore.
Welcome to our Sunday Photo Recap. Today we are sharing some of the photos that didn't make it to our website and putting the spotlight on a member of our growing IG community.
Moths have inspired poets for centuries. Here are four poems that explore our connection to moths. We will start with haiku and end with an excerpt from a hinged double sonnet.
Moths, butterflies, and humans have a rich and fascinating relationship that extends through time. Partly because of the amazing transformation that these insects go through, moths and butterflies have become symbols of change, transformation, and rebirth. Here are few stories the mysterious nature of the moth.
NaturalistWeekly.com is trying its hand at nature photography. We started an Instagram account with the goal capturing those everyday moments of nature connection. With a quick photo and some research, we hope to expand our understanding of the world around us. Here are four of my favorite photos from IG last week. Enjoy! White Spring... Continue Reading →