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Nature Journaling Stratagies with Verena Hillgärtner

February 1 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am PST

Explore nature journaling with Verena Hillgärtner.

Join John Muir Laws and Verena Hillgärtner for a lively discussion of nature journaling. All ages and experience levels are welcome. No registration is necessary.

Nature Journaling is a wonderful tool to pay attention to the otherwise often overlooked and unloved beings of this world like weeds, pigeons, bugs, spiders and ticks. We’ll practice how a nature journal can help you overcome those fears with empathy and curiosity. We conquer prejudices with knowledge, an open mind, a pen and some paper. We will learn how you can spread appreciation and respect for every being in the web of life and become an advocate for all the Crawlers, Wigglers, Nibblers and Flutterers by “just” keeping a nature journal.”

A short message from Verena:

“Hi, I am Verena Hillgärtner from Berlin, Germany. As an artist, educator and naturalist, I love to observe nature and to document it in my Journal. After studying art education (BA) and working as a forest kindergarten teacher, I started my own business as a wilderness educator. I now give online and offline Nature Journaling and Wilderness Workshops where I help people to rewild and find their path of creative nature connection, curiosity and empathy with just a pen and some paper.”

Web: www.wiederwilderwerden.de & Instagram: @wiederwilderwerden

Suggested donation: $20. Your donation helps support me and my family. Your generosity is deeply appreciated and it makes an immediate difference in my ability to continue to offer these programs. Your donation is tax-deductible. Click here to donate. If you are not able to donate at this time, no problem–please continue to enjoy the classes and find another way to pay it forward in your community with acts of kindness and service. Thank you!

If you are new to Zoom or are having trouble with the meeting controls, please see these notes and suggestions on Zoom Tips for Online Classes with John Muir Laws to help you get more out of the online workshop. When possible I will also make a recording of the workshop and post it on my blog. I look forward to seeing you there!


  • Your Journal and favorite drawing materials. Taking notes while you watch and participate will help you remember the new techniques and incorporate them into your journaling.
  • Your sense of humor!
$20 Suggested Donation

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