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GardenFest Celebration

Come celebrate spring with us at our annual GardenFest! This free, family-friendly community event will be buzzing with activity. On Saturday May 2nd, you can... Purchase native plants Gather garden tips Enjoy kids' nature crafts Win raffle prizes Enjoy local food and drink, and more! You can also learn more about our Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, which helps local gardeners bring their gardens to life by attracting hummingbirds, butterflies, and other important ...continue reading

2020-02-19T17:12:29-08:00May 2nd, 2020|

Kids Discover Their “Magic Spots” in Nature at...

Kids explore the Bishop Paiute Tribe's Conservation Open Space Area (COSA) with the Taking Root Program. Photo by Paul Williams. By Marie Ring. I’m constantly impressed with the youth in the Bishop area. Whenever I’m out teaching a lesson, I often feel like I learn just as much from the students as they’re hopefully learning from me. They’re caring, kind and inquisitive, and most importantly, they’re budding conservationists. On a ...continue reading

2020-02-26T17:33:25-08:00February 26th, 2020|Blog, Featured, On the Wild Side, SNAP|

Crayons & Paint: Art in Nature

Looking for a fun and family-friendly way to get out in nature? Join us for a free morning of creative fun at Karen’s Preserve (south of Crowley Lake) on August 10th from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bring your children, grandchildren, or other little loved ones and have a blast getting creative in nature. At Crayons & Paint there will be fun educational games about local wildlife, native plants, animal tracks, and ...continue reading

2019-07-23T11:40:17-07:00August 10th, 2019|

Kids, Get Out Your Crayons and Paint!

At our Crayons & Paint event on August 10th, kids and their families are invited to play games, get creative and explore nature at Karen’s Preserve. With school out and summer almost halfway through, families everywhere are looking for ways to keep their kids engaged and active – and we're offering a great opportunity to do just that! On August 10th from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., families with children ...continue reading

2019-07-23T15:48:47-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Blog, Featured, Press Releases, SNAP, Volunteer|

GardenFest Celebration

Come celebrate spring with us at our family-friendly annual GardenFest! This free, family-friendly community event will be buzzing with activity! This Saturday, you can... Purchase native plants from California Native Plant Society, Collect seeds from the Bishop Paiute Tribe's Food Sovereignty Program, Gather garden tips from UCCE Master Gardeners of Inyo & Mono Counties, Learn about rare springtime birds with Eastern Sierra Audubon Society, Enjoy kids' nature crafts, Win raffle prizes from ...continue reading

2019-04-30T09:36:21-07:00May 4th, 2019|

Finding Strength in Nature

Maria Montessori stated in her book Discovery of the Child, “When children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength.” As a requirement of my Montessori-based education, I went away to a nature camp for one to four weeks per year from Kindergarten through eighth grade. By the time we were teenagers, we were spending a month out of the classroom learning about the natural world. I am certain that this ...continue reading

2019-03-25T13:35:43-07:00March 25th, 2019|Blog, On the Wild Side, Volunteer|