Wild About Outdoor Learning Society Celebrates

Hopefully the holiday season has been good to you and yours. Happy New Year! The weather has been tumultuous throughout British Columbia.  Some great possibilities for outdoor activity but not so conducive to anything involving an airport!  Living in British Columbia, we are home to incredible biodiversity and terrain conducive to outdoor physical activity during all seasonsContinue reading “Wild About Outdoor Learning Society Celebrates”

Inspiration of Robert Davidson

“The art became the vehicle for cultural knowledge to become part of us.” Robert Davidson (2007-2020 – personal conversations) I am not a grand fan of notifications that flip across my computer screen and distract me from the task at hand.  But sometimes, just sometimes, these notices are perfectly timed flashes of brilliance. A notice flashedContinue reading “Inspiration of Robert Davidson”

Photos, Friends and Nature as a Way of Life

The Wild About Outdoor Learning Society will be highlighting a number of ways that you can #getOUTdoors and #getINvolved in your community.  Vancouver, British Columbia offers access to a wide range of outdoor experiences.  Unfortunately some of these experiences come at a high cost and are inaccessible for some people to participate on a regular basis.  Ruby BestContinue reading “Photos, Friends and Nature as a Way of Life”

Binoculars 101 for a Closer Look

  On my first foray into birding, I proudly remembered to grab a set of binoculars to fit in with the “real” birders.  Rather than my antique binoculars making me part of the group, I actually set myself far, far apart from the group.  The leader politely offered to lend me an extra pair that she hadContinue reading “Binoculars 101 for a Closer Look”

Thanksgiving and Reciprocity

Some books are better listened to than read.  Particularly when they are read by the author, and it seems like that author is talking directly to you.  Braiding Sweetgrass is one of those books.   Not a book to listen to in one sitting but a book to savour over time.  It is like sitting down to visit with either myContinue reading “Thanksgiving and Reciprocity”

Tatlow Park Celebrates

WHEN ?             Saturday, September 24, 2022           11:00 am – 3:00 pm WHERE ?         Tatlow Park.    Directions WHY ?               I was fortunate for Tatlow Park to be a mainstay in my growing up and adult life.  This is a community celebration of the activities, stories and the learning we take away from life in a neighbourhood park. WHO ?            Everyone isContinue reading “Tatlow Park Celebrates”