The Naturalist Notebook

Welcome to the Shaver's Creek blog! The entries here are posted by staff, interns, and volunteers, and aim to keep you informed about the programs, updates, and natural history happenings here at the Creek. Enjoy!

Nature and Nurture

by Graham Gorgas, Fall 2018 Environmental Education Intern As people, we are bound to who we are by two powerful influences on our lives: nature and nurture.  Nature being our genes and chemical make-up and nurture ...

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Nov 13, 2018
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A Journey through Nature Journaling

by Bridget "Trillium" Whyte, Fall 2018 Environmental Education Intern Monday began with a morning meeting, heavy eyelids, and the prospect of a rainy week. As I walked through Silvi classroom, passing by the cushy ...

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Nov 5, 2018
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Meet Carolyn Muse, Volunteer Environmental Educator

by Carolyn Muse, Volunteer Environmental Educator I received my first birding guide when I was eight years old and my first astronomy guide when I was nine. I have been immersed in building my ...

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Oct 11, 2018
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Birding Cup 2018: Truly a Community Event

by Justin Raymond Shaver’s Creek is putting the finishing touches on what has been the biggest renovation and expansion in its history, and with it has come lots of small adjustments. But it’s easy to point ...

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May 9, 2018
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Why Am I A Better Person When I’m Outside?

by Caitlin “Tiger Lily” Teti, Spring 2018 Environmental Education Intern I feel incredibly blessed to be working at a place that encourages me to take time ...

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May 2, 2018
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