In Search of a Land Ethic: The Grand Coalition

On Tuesday afternoon, January 20, 2015, The Grand Coalition of Napa County met. Fifty¬†of us sat around a square assemblage of tables representing ten¬†citizen groups who have been addressing land use issues in Napa County over these last years. Some have formed non-profits which hired experts and attorneys to address some of the developing problems… Read more »

Crystallization Time: January 15-February 15

Crystallization Time: January 15-February 15 We have entered the crystallization period, January 15 to February 15, that time the fallowness of the earth allows most receptivity to the cosmic forces. It is also a time I use intention to be receptive to forces within myself as well as spiritual forces without. In our fast moving… Read more »

Leopold’s Land Ethic

Estella Leopold, Aldo Leopold’s youngest daughter, and his great grandson Jed Meunier read from the newly published anthology of his work, Leopold.                   Leopold’s Land Ethic Perhaps the most stirring phrase I heard throughout the Geography of Hope Conference this weekend in Point Reyes Station was Aldo… Read more »