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  • A Post Card Portrait of John Burroughs
    John Burroughs Slabsides Day Open House Saturday May 17
    One day each Spring and Fall, Slabsides, John Burroughs 1895 rustic writing cabin in the wooded hills above his Hudson River home, Riverby, is open to the public. This May 17, join the John Burroughs Association for its Spring Open House at...
  • The Sunday Assembly Portland Band
    Sunday Assemblies in Portland in May 2014
    The Sunday Assembly movement was started in the U.K. by comedians Sanderson Jones and Pippa Evans. It is known as a "Church without the god bits." Portland also has a branch, with two big events scheduled in May.The first in on Sun. May...
  • Phil Smith Defends Supernatural Beliefs
    University Professor Argues for the Existence of God (and the Supernatural)
    On Wed. April 9, 2014, there will be a debate at Portland State University on the topic "Does anything supernatural exist?" All event details can be found here:http://tinyurl.com/l9s8lar .Representing a Christian viewpoint is Phil Smith,...
  • Martin Ogle
    Martin Ogle launches Entrepreneurial Earth, LLC
    Having moved to Louisville, Colorado from Arlington, Virginia, Martin Ogle, former chief naturalist for Arlington County at Potomac Overlook Regional Park has launched the next stage of his life long pursuit to champion Gaia Theory and now...
  • A Rare Drawing of John Burroughs
    John Burroughs, once America’s best-loved naturalist, remembered
    Riverby. To anyone familiar with the life and works of John Burroughs, who was, in his day, one of America's most revered naturalists, this name conjures thoughts of his beloved Ulster County home on the west bank of the Hudson River. Here,...
  • Orchard Mason Bee on Apple Blossom
    Discovering our native bees
    Wild (native) bees, through the pollination process, have indirectly provided people with plants for food and shelter for thousands of years. Canada alone has about 800 species of native bees, and there are 30 native bee species on Vancouver...
  • Benicia Capitol
    Legendary naturalist's descendant to visit Solano parks
    The great-grandson of Sierra Club founder John Muir plans to visit Solano County's only two state parks on Monday at the request of local advocates trying to keep the Benicia parks from closing in July.Robert Hanna of Sacramento is scheduled...
  • 2010 Human Tree of Knowledge
    Freethought Society's Human Tree of Knowledge 2011 rally and dinner
    2011 Human Tree of Knowledge rally and dinnerWhen: Saturday, December 3, 2011, 3:00 PM to 7:30 PMWhere: Chester County Courthouse, High & Market Sts., West Chester, PAThe Freethought Society (FS)continuestheir effortsto display a holiday Tree...
  • On the Wind at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
    Attend autumn lecture given by Pennsylvania-based naturalist, Scott Weidensaul
    At Hawk Mountain Sanctuary’s Visitor Center on Saturday, October 1, at 5 PM, Scott Weidensaul will present “Messing Around with Birds (for fun AND Science).” Naturalist and active field researcher Scott Weidensaul’s lecture...
  • Ghostbusters
    Is there an afterlife?
    I have agreed to have a little back and forth with Elizabeth Howard, the Memphis Spirituality Examiner on several topics. We are beginning with a question that has been asked by everyone at one time or another during their life. I will outline my...
  • Volunteer at Barr Lake
    Barr Lake State Park seeks new volunteers
    Barr Lake State Park has the perfect opportunity for people who want to share their unique talents, skills and love for the natural world with others: Barr Lake is recruiting volunteers to lead school groups, be an active member of the Barr Lake...