Standing at the River

The Peace River valley, a place I love, is being stripped and excavated to build a hydroelectric dam. This is happening in the far north-east of British Columbia, a ferry ride and two days’ drive [...]

Gentle Waters, Wild Earth

What an amazing and beautiful time we had along Crooked Creek in rural Missouri. We gathered at Pat Tohulske’s Elemental Earthcamp on Friday, setting up our tent sites between storms. Earthcamp is a magical place [...]

From the Lake District to Dorset

As we set off for our vacation in West Dorset, we expected to find many sadly neglected areas along the roadside and around service stations as we journeyed and had planned to do ‘guerrilla sowing [...]

Kilvey Earth Exchange

My mother had an operation the day before the Global Earth Exchange, so due to the uncertainty as to how that would unfold, we didn't make it official, as didn't want to let people down. [...]

Smooth Rock Croc

It was really fantastic to share this event with a friend. We saw all this construction in the town and choose that as a place to honor. We honored what came before the new building [...]

Pilgrimage in a Burnt Forest

I head into the Sierras to explore the area burnt by the Donnell Fire in 2018. Wikipedia says that 36,450 acres (147.5 km2) were burnt, but I don’t have any concept of what that means. I [...]

Church of the Woods Earth Exchange

The people of Church of the Woods in Canterbury, NH, USA, gathered on a little knoll amidst a forest that is vibrantly regrowing after destructive logging. Humans have cut forests around the globe for centuries, [...]

Share Love, Not Trash

The walk through the park to the site I had in mind was a mixed experience for me: I walked with my partner, who is not familiar with the paths, and felt somewhat self-conscious of [...]