As I write this, thunder is rolling. My thoughts go out to all the people have suffered loss in these waves of storms. I selected this image because it speaks to me of the abundance of nature- may it heal us as we work to heal it. The plant community here is complex, with theContinue reading “Thunder rolls”
Leaving the land of the Redwoods was a bit of a shock, but just look at the beauty to be found here in the heart of our country!
In college I learned about ecology, and the fairly new endeavors to restore habitats like prairies, wetlands, and woodlands. Did someone say wetlands?? I LOVE to get my feet wet!
Painting, Nature, Restoration
Good evening, So with snow blowing around outside, I thought I’d post this painting from summer. I really love it at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and try to get there as often as possible. It balances my time in the field studying our native flora.
You may be wondering what it is like to be an artist… so I will tell you! For may of us, earliest memories involve crayons and any available surface, sanctioned or not. That was definitely the case for me, and the urge to cover surfaces with color and design has never left me. This, combinedContinue reading “Fine Art of Ecological Restoration”