Daily Dose

Make a Treasure Map

Have an adventure and make your own Treasure Map! If you try as a family: Have one person create a treasure map. This can be in your neighborhood or in an outdoor open space. Encourage the map creator to use unique landmarks (large trees, rocks that have a particular shape, funny looking flower, etc). Draw out a […]

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Notice the Lunar Cycle

Moon Waning Our moon is connected with the earth in so many ways – the moon creates our tides in the ocean, birds use the moon for migration and navigation, etc. This week, try and notice how the world is affected by the moon as it moves from full, to waning gibbous, to third quarter.

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Find the Moonlight

Full Moon Glory Saturday is the full moon. In lieu of fireworks this year, go out on a full moon adventure. Let the moon guide you on a journey. The full moon offers a lot of light so do your best to avoid using a flashlight or phone light while you are adventuring. Watch as

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A Weekend of Pollinators

In Awe of the Pollinators We are in the midst of National Pollinator Week. In honor of the life that continues to keep life going, let’s go on a pollinating adventure. There are two ways something gets pollinated: biotic or abiotic. Abiotic uses pollinators like wind and water; biotic uses pollinating vectors like insects, birds

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Observe Some Plants this Week

Plant Observation and Celebration Find a plant near your home and get to know it. Look deeply at this plant from all angles once every day this week. Throughout the week notice what remains the same and what changes. Can you see the leaves turning color or the flowers changing shape? If you can, start a

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Daily Dose Updates

We’re Slowing Down our Daily Doses   Over the past few months we have had so much fun creating the daily dose of nature connection and hearing about how you’ve been incorporating it into your family’s routine. Now that restrictions are beginning to lift across the US, we have decided to share our dose of nature

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Daily Dose: Juggle, or Go on a Walk

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas Flash Connection: Juggle While nature seems incredibly calm, life is constantly juggling in an effort to survive. Cooperation of the senses (in this case – eyes and the hands) are vital for many mammals’ survival. Find three things in nature you can practice juggling with. Start with 2 objects on

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Daily Dose: Inspired by Tawny Newsome

Black Lives Matter + Nature Connection We are in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. To respond to the call for predominantly non-black led organizations to take a break from promoting our own content, we have decided to amplify Black voices and share resources from organizations led by Black naturalists.  Today we’re featuring Tawny Newsome,

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Daily Dose: Inspired by Backyard Basecamp

Black Lives Matter + Nature Connection We are in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. To respond to the call for predominantly non-black led organizations to take a break from promoting our own content, we have decided to amplify Black voices and share resources from organizations led by Black naturalists.  Today we’re featuring Backyard

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