On the outskirts of Brisbane, an urban drain takes on a life of its own Across town from me, landscape architects and engineers in consultation with the local community have cut a waterway free from its concrete constraints to create living, breathing hydrological infrastructure, for humans and non-humans alike. It sounds wonderful, don't you think?... Continue Reading →
…and we’re back!
Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. Gary Snyder
An arboreal alphabet
I'm not showing you any images with this one. Head over right now and read this interview with Katie Holten and see the examples of her work, and then you might want to create your very own arboreal alphabet. Or perhaps, instead of trees, you might choose flowers, or leaves, or birds, or insects or fish;... Continue Reading →
Get out there! Health benefits from nature are real
With thanks today to Senator Scott Ludlam, who shared this juicy science on social media today. Health Benefits from Nature Experiences Depend on Dose We show that people who made long visits to green spaces had lower rates of depression and high blood pressure, and those who visited more frequently had greater social cohesion. Higher... Continue Reading →