Daily Dose

WYP DIY: Bay Nut Truffle Recipe

WYP DIY: Bay Nut Truffle Recipe / WYP HAZLO TÚ MISMO: Receta de trufas de laurel Ver en español Deep gratitude to the beautiful wise Bay Laurel trees, all of the forces of sun, soil, and rain that nurture them, and the many indigenous peoples who tend/tended those groves and carry knowledge of how to use […]

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WYP DIY: Tree Scavenger Hunt

WYP DIY: Tree Scavenger Hunt Get ready to wander! Trees are all around. They provide us with shade, food, beauty and fresh air. I am especially grateful for the trees that grow fruit that I can pick and eat. I am also grateful for my neighbors who share the fruit from their trees. Let’s see

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WYP DIY: Imaginary Hide & Seek

WYP DIY: Imaginary Hide & Seek This is a game of memory, mental mapping, awareness, and navigation! Age Range: All ages Number of Players: 2 or more Space and Time Requirements:  This game can be played anywhere. Rounds can be anywhere from 2-10 minutes long Intro Many animals out in the wild will use their

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WYP DIY: A Parent’s Perspective

WYP DIY: A Parent’s Perspective Nearby nature is all around! From art projects, to stories, to natural recipes, we are providing you with resources and WYP DIY Activities that more deeply engage children and adults with the natural world. “As a mother of two young children, who are living in a world filled with more

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WYP DIY: Scavenger Hunt for Red

WYP DIY: Scavenger Hunt for Red Why red? Red says: WHY NOT?! Red is warm oxygenated blood pumping. Flowers that POP through carpets of green. Cochineal pigments. Ember red coals. DANGER! STOP! Bright berries beckon…edible fruits or poisonous berry? Let’s get to know Red!  Transcribe these questions to your journal OR click here for a printable

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Daily Dose of Nature

We began Daily Dose on March 16 2020 during the COVID lockdown as a way to inspire connection during the days when connection felt hard to come by. Since then and through many days of uncertainty and unrest, we have tried to inspire, relate, give and receive with the life that surrounds us. From 20

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Five Questions in Nature

This week we invite you to explore your curiosity and discover new mysteries. Every day or night go outside and focus on one thing in nature (the bird in the tree, a flower, the sound of the wind). Examine it while using all your senses and ask 5 questions about what you’re observing. You do

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National Park Month

Visit a National Park or Create Your Own! July is National Park month. With over 400 National Parks and Park Service programs, you can find a place to visit anywhere throughout the country with the help of the National Park Service, or you can create your own national park. Find a space as big or

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Celebrate Latino Conservation Week

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, we are asking you to have a wild adventure of stewardship this weekend. If you enjoy being outside in any way, you have the opportunity to be part of the solution. Here are a few ideas: Go to your favorite outdoor place and pick up trash Plant some native plants

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Treasure Mapping All Week

Over the weekend we invited you to go on an adventure and create a treasure map. This week, try and bring that activity a little closer to home. Here’s how: Situate yourself in the middle of your home and draw your home as a map on a piece of paper. Try and orient your map to

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