Tracks and Roots

Cattail shoots

If you’re interested in knowing one plant you could potentially live off of, look no further than cattail. It’s easy to identify, abundant, and you can eat all parts of it. There is at least one part of cattail edible any month of the year. […]

Tracking – The Journey of Discovery

Since you have lots of alone and/or family time right now, it’s a perfect time to start learning and looking for animal tracks! I LOVE tracking and to me, it’s about learning about wild animals and ecosystems, not necessarily about hunting. Identifying new animal tracks, […]

Stuffed Dock Leaves

Dock is a fairly common, perennial weed introduced from Europe. Found in most states in the Unites States, you’ll also find it in New Zealand, Australia, and many other countries throughout the world. It’s in the buckwheat family, Polygonacea, and often called cushy-cows, butterdock, kettle […]

Redbud Salad

Eastern Redbud, Cercis canadensis, is a gorgeous tree that brightens up early Spring all along roadsides in the Eastern United States with pink flowers. It blooms between March and April. You can find them right now if you look. In addition to their beauty they […]

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