Let’s Journal

A nature journal uses words, pictures, drawing and numbers to record observations and questions about nature. We welcome you to join the Let’s Journal Interest Group.

Aspen: A Sign of Hope

This time of year the fleeting beauty of the yellow aspen leaves surround us. Look closer with Terry Foxx as she explores the world of the aspen tree.

Raindrops Are Falling On My Head

We are experiencing a massive monsoon season here on our mesas. Sue Watts considers the experience of journaling in these downpours.

Gaining Confidence

Does the idea of starting a nature journal overwhelm you? Are you doubtful of your artistic talents? Terry Foxx explains the process of overcoming these blockages and beginning a journey to self-expression.

Take Five: A Perching Place Exercise

Connecting with nature improves psychological health. How do we increase our nature connectedness? Take five minutes. Follow the lead of Sue Watts as she shows you how to complete a simple exercise for nature connection.

Colors of May

Take some time and immerse yourself in the colors of spring with Terry Foxx. Discover and explore the dominant spring flower colors of our area and what these colors mean for the wildlife.

April Senses

Join Sue Watts on a sensory adventure with your nature journal. Smell the pine and creosote bush, touch the bark and grass, and taste the fresh herbs from the garden.

March, Comes in Like a Lion and Goes Out Like a Lamb

One day, we found ourselves standing in the Inyo Mountains on the border of Nevada and California. It was a magical view. Our hair blew fiercely in the wind, and around us stood old, bent and gnarled trees, known as krummholz.

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