Yesterday I deactivated my Facebook account. I deal with anxiety in my way. With all the news about COVID-19, I started to feel anxious, not about the risk of the virus itself, but the future for myself and my children. Some people assume or believe that we all "should" deal with the situation the same…Continue Reading
Monday's weather put me in a gloomy funk. Today the sun appeared again, but the air was cold. I read a blog post by Mary Anne Borge about her walk on the Rockhopper Trail in West Amwell. Mary Anne encountered birds and plants and wildflowers. She mentioned that the warmer weather may have brought on…Continue Reading
It was a beautiful day, with temperatures in the teens (Celsius). Bhavna and I decided to take a hike in one of our favourite places, the Sourland Mountain Preserve. Bhavna's sister and her family joined us as my nephews were excited to get outside. The parking area near the trailhead on East Mountain Avenue was…Continue Reading
Thursday, March 5, 2020
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Brimming with gorgeous photography and rich stories on the tales of nature within the Sourlands, this new book by beloved naturalist and photographer, Jim Amon, illustrates how much we have to learn from nature and all its inspiration. Each section- plants, animals, and principles- engages and encourages readers to observe the mystery and beauty of the natural world around them, with the potential to learn a fun fact or three! Whether you are an avid naturalist yourself or new to enjoying the beauty of the natural world, you'll find endless inspiration and enjoyment in Seeing the Sourlands. Presentation, Q&A, and opportunity to purchase the book (all sales benefit the Sourland Conservancy).