Phenological Engagement is the practice of learning one’s local ecology through visiting the same site regularly throughout the year, getting to know who’s living there and the significant events of their lives in reference to both solar and lunar time. I’ve been engaged in the practice here in Edmonton for three years, beginning with a year of study in Blackfoot Phenology with Ryan Heavy Head, now Ryan First Diver. I’ve learned enough now to begin sharing some of the regular events I’ve noticed at my site, Forest Heights Park, for each lunar cycle.
Join Nathan Binnema, Secretary and long time volunteer of Edmonton Permaculture Guild as he shares his practice of Phenological Engagement. Phenological Engagement is a practice of learning one’s local ecology through visiting the same site regularly throughout the year, getting to know who’s living there, and the significant events of their lives, with reference to […]
Message from the President The Edmonton Permaculture Guild and our Board of Directors would like to thank you for supporting our annual Resilience Festival. This year’s event explores what it means to weave the threads of our communities into a resilient fabric. Resilience is a wonderful metaphor. It expresses in a single word the qualities […]