Tag: trees


From the Dark Wilderness to Neighborhood Centers

This Halloween week inspires images of witches weaving spells in the woods and ghostly creatures in the night. Groves and forests have been imagined as places where our ancestors roam, where the trees may reach out to grab you, or where a “Divine Sacred” dwells. The ancient Greeks consecrated “the finest among their trees to some divinity.” The…

Learning From Partner Organizations

Each month in our Nature Sacred blog we share insight from leaders in our communities who are advancing what it means to have sacred, open green spaces in our cities. This month we spoke with Trees Forever Founding President Shannon Ramsay about urban forestry engagement possibilities in Iowa and across the United States. For 25…

"Just for today I am grateful for being alive and to have this quiet space."

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