Keeping a nature journal: discover a whole new way of seeing the world around you

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Storey Books, 2000 - Nature - 181 pages
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In any season, any weather, and any place, a nature journal offers people the opportunity to slow down, observe, reflect, and renew their connection to the living world, whether in the city, the suburbs, or the country. In Keeping a Nature Journal, readers will learn simple techniques for starting and maintaining a journal that will enhance their appreciation of the natural world.Using the methods Clare Walker Leslie and Charles E. Roth havedeveloped over years of journaling and teaching, Keeping a Nature Journal guides readers in creating ongoing journals for all seasons and purposes, describes simple ways to capture the natural world in words and pictures, and inspires readers to make nature journaling a part of daily life. Step-by-step drawing instructions show how anyone can learn to draw.

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Lots of good pictures and inspiration in here. - Goodreads
It has practical advice and exercises. - Goodreads
Gives great tips on how to really see nature. - Goodreads
There are lots of little tips and pointers. - Goodreads
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In Keeping a Nature Journal, readers will learn simple techniques for starting and maintaining a journal that will enhance their appreciation of the natural world. Step-by-step drawing instructions show how anyone can learn to draw. Amazon.com Review.

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This book really helped me teach fourth and fifth graders, as well as a class of seniors, how to keep a sketchbook. It has practical advice and exercises. Read full review

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Clare Walker Leslie is a nationally known wildlife artist, naturalist, and educator. She conducts workshops and classes at various educational institutions such as Williams College and Massachusetts College of Art. She has written six books including Nature Drawing and The Art of Field Sketching. Clare lives in Vermont and Massachusetts.

Charles E. Roth is a teacher of science and the environment. He was Director of Education for the Massachusetts Audubon Society for many years and is active in numerous local, regional, and national environmental organizations. Besides authoring 20 books, Charles has received many awards including the Environmental Merit Award of the EPA. He resides in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

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