Learning From Students –

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Twenty-five architecture students stood in a semicircle around the tree.  They had chosen this tree because, of all the trees in the tightly spaced grove of thirty year old firs, it was the smallest and least vigorous.  Losing the competition for sun and other sustaining resources, we all knew that the tree’s decline would continue […]

Starting and Ending With Forests –

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Starting and Ending With Forests – It is inspiring and heartening to see the increasing levels of commitment to and investment in climate-smarter forestry (CSF) and climate-smart forest products. Like all who are involved with the work, I am determined to see the energetic talk translate into tangible results. As owners and stewards of a […]

2022 Annual State of the Creek Report – Catlin Gabel Class of 2028

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It’s always good to get back in the woods! This was especially the case this year when 7th grade students from Catlin Gabel School arrived at Hyla Woods on an unseasonably warm and dry day. It was early October, time for our annual environmental assessment of Lousignont Creek. Over the course of six field trips […]