What Tree Sings to You?

Is there a tree, in your past or present life, that has spoken to you, caught your attention, or been an important part of your life? How did it sing to you? What was your response? What did you notice?

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Curated for You: Inspiration for the Road Ahead

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David Wagoner: Lost

Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission…

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Shinrin-Yoku: Forest Bathing

This article from Outside Magazine is an interesting look at the practice, history, and some health benefits of shinrin-yoku—the practice of forest bathing. From the author, Florence Williams (who just…

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Diana Beresford-Kroeger: Call of the Forest

Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees follows Diana as she tours some of the earth’s last, great forests from Japan, Ireland, Germany, to the United States and Canada. We…

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Recommended Reading: What Tree Sings to You?

The Song of Trees: Stories from Nature’s Great Connectors
David George Haskell

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