Suz Lipman's Blog – March 2010 Archive (3)

A Walk in Nearby Woods

I last posted about the treehouse we built for my daughter in the redwoods near our house. It's a lovely spot and, in addition to being a great place to relax beneath the trees, one of its bonuses is that, once you're in it, the surrounding forest opens up to you. Our family recently took a little walk through it, lured by the beauty of the shafts of sunlight that beamed through the tree branches and by the call of owls -- perhaps the same ones who spent part of last summer living in a tree… Continue

Added by Suz Lipman on March 18, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Treehouse in the Woods

Taking the idea of "nearby nature" to heart, and wanting to honor our teenage daughter's desire to spend more time in it, we recently built a treehouse nestled in the redwood trees by our house. Anna had long enjoyed a special stand of Cathedral Redwoods, which get their name by growing in a circle around a host stump or tree. This circle has about half a dozen trees, each about 150 feet tall.…


Added by Suz Lipman on March 10, 2010 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Congratulations Natural Leaders Juan Martinez and Katia Rossi

I just learned that two members of C&NN's Natural Leaders Network have been featured in important upcoming books.

Juan Martinez, Natural Leader Coordinator, is featured in the book, Hispanics Living Green, by Sharon T. Freeman. A Congressional Reception to celebrate the book will be held March 17.

Juan is also speaking at the Smart Start/Early Childhood… Continue

Added by Suz Lipman on March 9, 2010 at 9:31am — 1 Comment

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