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Walking and reading the land in Sub-Antarctic Chile is at once familiar and completely new for me. Growing up on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains I have walked above tree line, backpacked in relatively untouched places, and learned to read the rocks and rivers to find my way home. I am at home...
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Walking and reading the land in Sub-Antarctic Chile is at once familiar and completely new for me. Growing up on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains I have walked above tree line, backpacked in relatively untouched places, and learned to read the rocks and rivers to find my way home. I am at home...
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Over the Winter Break, Biocitizen Los Angeles had 18 students for their New Year’s classes! Lead Teacher Michael Galano welcomed students grades K-5 for a three day session. Read about what the Biocitizen students’ learned on their walks in Michael’s Field Notes below: “This group of Biocitizens was unique and energetic! We had 5 first-time...
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Over the Winter Break, Biocitizen Los Angeles had 18 students for their New Year’s classes! Lead Teacher Michael Galano welcomed students grades K-5 for a three day session. Read about what the Biocitizen students’ learned on their walks in Michael’s Field Notes below: “This group of Biocitizens was unique and energetic! We had 5 first-time...
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Nationally-recognized ceramic artist Sam Taylor has been with Biocitizen since 2009, when its seedling grew alongside a monthly permaculture meeting he and Kurt organized and kept going called Grown In Westhampton that has taken on further life in the hands of their neighbors. Sam’s son Emmett was the “testpilot” for Now Voyager 2017 in Pichilemu Chile,...
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Biocitizen is honored to be collaborating with internationally respected migratory fish biologist Dr. Boyd Kynard in the establishment of the Living Rivers School.  This summer at his sturgeon research lab in Erving, Boyd told our students, “If I can get anything over to you that is of value, it’s to have a conservation ethic. We must live...
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Biocitizen is delighted to announce that Frieda Lim is a newly seated board member. Frieda lives in NYC with her family in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn, and will be playing a leading role in the setting up of Biocitizen NYC, our sister school scheduled to open Fall 2019. Biocitizen is so lucky to have...
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Biocitizen is delighted to announce that Sarah Rossmassler is a newly seated board member. Sarah has long supported our Field Environmental Philosophy school and enjoyed having her son, Branch, share some of things he has learned about our biome as they hike and paddle together. Knowing she brings a great love of nature and concern...
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Biocitizen is so pleased to announce that one of our most talented Field Environmental Philosophy teachers, Phoebe Gelbard, has been seated as new board member. Her behind-the-scenes institutional knowledge will be put to use as she informs the board about what is working, and not working, as we improve our programs and enlarge our learning...
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Biocitizen is pleased to welcome Brigid Ryan onto the staff as our Westfield River Fishways public education assistant! Brigid is a recent graduate of UMass School of Natural Sciences (congratulations!) and a Now Voyager who surfed the waves at Punta de Lobos, explored the green canyons of the midlands and then climbed the Andes in Chile...
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