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Check out this interview/conversation I had with Lian over at the Primal Happiness Podcast!
“Forests are social, they are lonely, and they need us,” proclaimed Hazel, thus beginning a week-long workshop on “social forestry” that involved clearing brush, making charcoal, thinning tree stands, coppicing shrubs, reducing fire danger, weaving baskets, making wooden poles, touring various ecotones, and the main reason most of us were there: prescribed burning. There were lectures …
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I did this interview with some students from Evergreen for their research last November at the portland plant medicine gathering. I enjoyed it and felt like posting it online. The questions were deep and wide-ranging. It was a really fun interview.
Oregon Live’s Home & Garden section did a write up on my English Ivy basketry project. Check it out here.
People often get on my case for not prescribing a “5 things you can do to rewild” type of program. To me, rewilding is a renaissance; an idea (or cohesion of ideas) that takes form through individual & collective creativity. To make it a program is to kill it. Instead of coming up with a …
Scott Mann at the Permaculture Podcast had me back on the show. This time around we discussed the two realms of rewilding: conservation biology and anarcho-primitivism. There is only so much you can talk about in an hour, but we go pretty deep, only to be left wanting to continue the conversation. Listen to it …
Sometimes in rewilding people purposefully or unintentionally culturally appropriate. Here’s some idea of how to be respectful while rewilding.
Both outsiders looking in, and those new to rewilding, often conflate wilderness survival skills and survivalism, with rewilding.