July, Waxing


Sunday, 7 July: Lepidopteran Contemplations: a (steep and rugged) butterfly Saunter in high meadows and woodlands. Saunders County, Nebraska

Friday, 12 July: How to Plant a Cosmic Tree: creativity and contemplation in recovering nature with Omaha Friends of Jung. For more information and to register, click here.

Sunday, 14 July: Poetry under Oak: a morning of walking and writing wildly. Fremont County, Iowa. 

Tuesday, 16 July: Chasing Gazelles in Local Watersheds: a poetry workshop in partnership with UNO MFA, Nebraska City, NE (note change of location).

Contact Jack Phillips for more information and to register.  Except for the Friends of Jung workshop, prepare for rugged and vigorous outdoor activity. *Bullfrog by Robert Smith.



Our 23 June retreat was joined by late-comer Chrysemys picta. The hatchling lingered between nest and pond. Photo by Chelsea Balzer and below, Robert Smith.