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By Anna Klucnika
Society is slowly forgetting about deforestation.
That’s not in the sense that we forget it’s happening, but rather forgetting to care. I am one of the few who consciously try to recycle, to use less paper, to switch off lights. 543 more words
The edge of the woods … . (Credit: C. Bertelsen)
This morning I woke to see the first snowfall of the year. The pristine whiteness always soothes me, but in the thrill of seeing snow once again, I remember that winter will stay on and on, like an unwanted guest, creating an edginess hard to escape.
Photo 101 challenge, day 18
What Forest Knows by George Ella Lyon, illustrated by August Hall
This poetic exploration of the seasons invites young readers into the forest to see what happens to the animals and plants as the seasons change. It begins with snow, which is something the forest knows well. It also knows about waiting, so it waits as the animals in the forest sleep and rest during the cold. Then buds come and creeks run and birds fly and it’s spring. All of the animals and insects awaken and come out into the growing grass. Fruit arrives with fall, nuts ready for squirrels to harvest. Animals eat to survive the next winter. Finally, there is snow again in the forest and an invitation to make the forest yours too. 162 more words