Clare Walker Leslie at Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference 2019

Clare Walker Leslie has kept a nature journal for more than 40 years and she is the author of more than 12 books, including Keeping a Nature Journal and The Nature Connection. In this video from the 2019 Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference, John Muir Laws introduces Clare as one of his most important mentors, and Clare speaks about her training in art, her love of teaching, and she also engaged the audience in some blind contour exercises.

Videography sponsored by The Foster: Watercolor Exhibitions of Wilderness Journeys (


Sponsored by Heyday Books, John Muir Laws, and the Nature Journal Club, Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference is an annual event that gathers people who are passionate about nature, art, science, curiosity, and wonder to share ideas, learn from each other, support each other, inspire each other, and have fun together in a nature’s beauty. Sign up for my newsletter to receive news and announcements about future events.