Fifteen years ago, when I enrolled in a PhD program in Biological and Ecological Engineering with the goal of re-engineering photosynthesis to produce…
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December 2022

Since launching the Dendroica Project, I have sought to reserve this space for writings with an ecological spirituality theme while maintaining my old…
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November 2022

I have always loved Thanksgiving. In our capitalist world we have a holiday that celebrates shopping for stuff we don’t need and cutting down millions…
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October 2022

Autumn is finally arriving in Oregon today, after an extra month of summer. Spring also arrived a month late this year, and farmers who were forced to…
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September 2022

When I moved to western Oregon fourteen years ago, knowing that this would be my home for some time to come, I wanted to establish the same sense of…
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August 2022

Turning Days growing shorter Dark now at 8:30. Same as mid-April but still summer Oceans and mountains holding the heat That our Sun no longer supplies…
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July 2022

I’m rolling across the Palouse of eastern Washington State, a mix of sagebrush and wheat fields in thin soil over basalt – land scoured by the great…
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June 2022

When I say that I have an ecological spirituality, I mean that I find sacredness and divinity in the living, ever-changing, ever-evolving planet that we…
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May 2022

The Dendroica Project’s first guest post from someone very special to me, with whom I share a way of seeing the natural world that surrounds us. I’ll be…

April 2022

And Other Everyday Miracles
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March 2022

Honoring the gift of energy
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February 2022

Scents of Time and Place
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