Gifts from the Forest

Gratitude to those who planted and cared for this tree many years ago. These delicious mini persimmons are one of our favorite snacks this time of year at Big Oak Canyon. If you like wild greens, those are popping up as well. But this persimmon steals the show. Photo: Ron Read more…

Ecological Literacy Training

Jodi Levine-Wright spent years exploring the state of California as a teacher with Naturalists at Large before returning to her hometown of Orange County to begin new adventures as the founder of Earthroots Field School. Jodi was steeped in a community of young environmental educators brimming with energy to share Read more…

Pine Needle Tea Party!

We recentlywe had our first, of hopefully many, tea parties in Forest Kindergarten class. It was the idea of one of our Instructors, Stacey Anderson, who this summer attended a Forest Schooltrainingwhere she was inspired to bring back what she learned. Anotherteacher at the traininghosts tea parties throughout the year, Read more…