kids at Moontree Studios

While I do plenty of traditional land stewardship activities on our property – like prescribed fire, habitat restoration, and invasive species control – I try to also make connections with Continue Reading →

prescribed fire prep

Our current understanding of North American history is that fire played an enormous role in ecological communities across the continent, especially in the Great Plains and Midwest. There were wildfires Continue Reading →

2020 avian encounters

Well, it is time for my periodic, irregular update with pictures of birds. Why knot? Hang with me… it’s a drama in many acts! Act I: A puzzler! This February Continue Reading →

news round-up, spring edition

More readings from hither and thon across the world wide web. Enjoy. For residents of Marshall, Kosciusko, St. Joseph, and Elkhart counties: please take this short Equitable Mobility Action Plan Continue Reading →