On Nature in the NY Times Sunday Magazine Today

Flowers Named

I so enjoyed an article by Helen MacDonald  in the “On Nature” section of the NY Times Magazine today. Headlined “Learning the Names of Creatures and Plants Can Make You Feel at Home Anywhere in the World” the article illuminates the joy and advantages of learning the names and stories of the living nature of our place, or any place you may be. 

Here in the Hudson Valley where we have such an abundance of nature, Audubon Constitution Marsh and Stonecrop Gardens, within minutes of where we live, two name just two.

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Helen reminds us of the rich resources in nature guides books, of old and new, even some of the latest smartphone apps.

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Helen MacdonaldHelen Macdonald is an English writer, naturalist, and an Affiliated Research Scholar at the University of Cambridge Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Wikipedia

She is the author of the acclaimed new book, H is for Hawk.

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