In today’s world, folk (indigenous, ie “of the land”) understandings are redefined to accord with the social authority that accompanies the process called science. In this revolutionary society, attempting to create a […]
It’s a crazy thing, this idea that there’s a thing called settler culture, this notion that the foundation of a culture was set in colonial times and that’s that, but it’s really […]
This is about as dense as they get. It’s beautiful, but why? What does this do? Or, what limitation creates it?
The bees that will pollinate the Nootka rose in the background here can only do so because of the willow in the foreground. Every year is a journey that starts with willow […]
The way we look at grass says a lot about our world. For instance, from a cattleman’s perspective, the bunchgrass below is something to graze. From a longer perspective, it is something […]
Compost requires labour and tillage. In other words, it is a renewable input. It is one that mimics natural processes, or interjects materials into them. I guess it is a bit like […]
We are killing geese again. This is stupid. Have a look at the natural range of Canada Geese in North America: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Canada_Goose/maps-range. Pretty much everywhere, really. Now, here’s the director of a […]
The competition wasn’t even close. Congratulations, Magpie!
Note the crack in the ice covering this melt water pool. Right now hydroelectric power comes from turbines running on liquid water. Here is a different energy source, which we would do […]
Really. Really. These are effects created by winter heating, freezing and melting. In other words, the nutrients released by lichens in late winter are created by stones heating in the winter cold, […]