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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Channel Islands National Park - link to the official website. There are many things to do if you visit this national park like hiking, camping, kayaking, whale watching, diving, and learning more about the plants and animals that make their home here.
For the rest of the entry...click back to an archived entry to see super images and lots of details.
Channel Islands National Park
You can read more in this series of posts to learn more about specific national parks:
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Redwoods National Park
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Nature Journal Edition
We are on the verge of a new month of nature study. Coming up in a few weeks, spring will start to arrive. At least we can hope it is going to be spring. In my part of the world, we may just go to summer since we have really had spring-like weather for a few weeks already. In other areas, the cold has had a tight grip for a long, long time and spring may be just a faint hope.
Is March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb? Check this month's newsletter for a printable activity to record your results.
Contents of this edition of the newsletter include:
- 6 articles by various OHC participants and myself. This edition of the newsletter will give you practical and encouraging help in getting started with a nature journal or to continue growing as a journaling family.
- New feature in the newsletter: Nature Journal Page Toppers
- Spotlight Family - learn how the OHC has encouraged this family in their nature study activities from the Pacific Northwest
- Nature Photo of the Week - featured images from our Pinterest board
- Recommended study links
Note: You can download your newsletter from the link in two ways:
Friday, February 28, 2014
Outdoor Hour Challenge:
This could be the most challenging of all winter nature study topics...winter insects. Don't give up before reading the challenges and some suggested activities.
Winter Wednesday - Winter Insects
Gall Dwelling Insects
You may wish to see one of our winter insect studies: Winter Insects.
Special Activity:Insect Study Notebook Page
I am reposting the Insect Notebook Page for you to use with any insect your observe or research as part of this Outdoor Hour Challenge.
Insect Study Notebook Page Printable
Getting Started Suggestion:
If you already own the Getting Started ebook, complete Outdoor Hour Challenge #7. Use the ideas in this challenge to start your own personalized field guide to your backyard and neighborhood. Keep it simple and start with a common insect to your area.
You are welcome to submit any of you blog Outdoor Hour Challenge blog entries to the Outdoor Hour Challenge Blog Carnival. Entries for the current month are due on 3/30/14.