Educator’s Forum: The Power of Story

How can we use story to connect us to place? Explore how story can engender a sense of belonging and connection to nature. Join the Educators Forum and special guests Rebecca Rolnick and Kate Righter for a rich discussion about storytelling and relationship with land and place. Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our Read More


Drawing Birds, Proportions and Angles

Learn to draw birds with the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory and acclaimed artist, author, educator, and scientist John Muir Laws! In celebration of SFBBO's 40th anniversary, we're learning to draw 3 species SFBBO scientists have worked with extensively over the years: the Snowy Plover, Least Tern, and White-crowned Sparrow. In addition to learning about Read More

Stipple 101

Learn the basics of stipple technique (shading with dots) to add value and volume to your drawings. Join John Muir Laws for weekly live nature Journaling workshops with tips, techniques, inspiration, teaching strategies, and interviews. Topics are usually announced in advance of the workshop. If special materials or class-specific downloads are available, you can find Read More


Pan-Pacific Nature Journaling- online

Your hosts: Join the Monterey Bay Nature Journal Club for a special session. We’ll reach across the Pacific Ocean to nature journal with friends in Australia, Japan, and beyond. WHERE: On Zoom, register here We tend to lose sight of what is amazing in our ordinary nature until we see it through the eyes of Read More

Recurring Event Journaling with Nature Podcast

Journaling with Nature Podcast


Journaling With Nature is a podcast for those who want to turn curiosity into wonder…a pencil sketch into a rabbit hole of discovery…a moment of stillness into a life full of joy! Join Bethan Burton each week, Sunday 4PM Pacific time, when a new episode is published. The podcast includes in-depth interviews with nature journalers Read More

Educator’s Forum: Nature Journaling at Home

Meet Dawn and Mora Berkelaar, a Mom and daughter team who have been homeschooling and journaling together for Nature Journal insights and DIY tips! Dawn and Mora Berkelaar are a family duo who will inspire you. Learn their tips and suggestions to enhance your own nature journaling experience. Making your own nature journaling supplies (e.g. a Read More


Salish Sea Nature Lovers: SSNL Monthly ZOOM Gathering

Salish Sea Ecosystem WA

What we’ll be doing: Join the Salish Sea Nature Lovers (SSNL) as we creatively explore the Salish Sea Ecosystem together in community. Visit the SSNL website to register and explore the monthly theme.   When: The last Wednesday evening of the month 7:00 - 8:30 pm PST  Schedule: Begin with introductions, followed by exploring a Read More


Simple ink or watercolor wash for fast value studies

Learn how to create value gradations with monochromatic watercolor and brush pens. Let's use a brush to create our values. Learn techniques with monochromatic watercolor and Tombo brush pens to create fast value studies. Bring paper brushes, watercolor, and gray value Tombo pens. Try an N95 (lightest), N75 (light), and an N65 (dark).  Download and Read More