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Big Day Pledge

As we have in past years, in solidarity with our friends and colleagues at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, we are sharing the pledge drive as far and wide as we can, and look forward to doing our part more specifically in a couple weeks: 230 more words

Conservation

Escapist Noir

In these pages our norm is to give visitors reasons to escape urban life and immerse in nature, join conservation initiatives, support communities at home and in… 831 more words

Culture

For The Wordies In Our Midst

We care about the meaning and use of words about as much as we care about the specific themes words are used in these pages to evoke in all manner of variation: conservation, community, collaboration, food, etc. 477 more words

Conservation

Does The Margay Purr?

Thanks for this photo go to a mom and daughter team who were out every day recently from pre-dawn until late evening, absorbing all on display at Chan Chich Lodge and its surrounding forests. 43 more words

Conservation Tourism

Skip The Machine, Skip The Packs, Come To Where The Juice Is Fresh Every Day

Anything that can be labeled “the Keurig of” makes my skin crawl. Thanks to Ellen Huet and Olivia Zaleski at Bloomberg for pointing out more anecdotal evidence of… 273 more words

Personal Statement

Cavafy, Ithaca

If you already read this,  you likely treated yourself to the poem the author referenced. I continue to lean on Kazantzakis but perhaps the best outcome for me of reading what Daniel Mendelsohn published in the current issue of the New Yorker was a direction to… 580 more words

Culture

Faceless Self-Portrait | Who Am I? | About Me

Previously, I did a post on Gratitude Tracking that had 4 different ways to reflect on what makes you thankful. Today’s challenge in my interpretation of a faceless self-portrait allows the additional freedom of adding not only who I am and what I’m grateful for, but also what makes me unique and me. 239 more words

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