Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Blanket of Snow

It is December in northern Illinois, and that means the cold grip of winter is upon us.  With the change in temperature comes a certain change in precipitation.  Snow is here.  When Ryerson Woods conservation area is blanketed with a … Continue reading

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Poetry & Nature

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,  One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.   Emily Dickinson NEW NATURE SEMINAR: Poetry & Nature Interested in learning more about haikus? What … Continue reading

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WHAT TO READ: Sharing Nature with Children

Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods nurtures art, nature and discovery. One of our favorite ways to do this is through great books. As the holiday season approaches, many of us are seeking quality gifts for children. In this post, our … Continue reading

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