For the past several months, I have had the opportunity to contribute to "The Carbon Almanac," a book of facts written to make it easier for all of us to talk about climate change. The September book club meeting at Talaterra will be about how the book was made and the resources available for all to use.
Sunday, November 14, 2021
12:00 - 2:00 PM (Pacific) / 3:00 - 5:00 PM (ET)
Real-time interactive cohort
Participants in this workshop will learn how to use personal stories for advocacy and social change, with a particular focus on environmental issues and combating the climate crisis.
Janice Kelley, an independent author, educator, and founder of Nature Detectives, will lead a 90-minute workshop about how to self-publish a book with IngramSpark. Participants will learn how to prepare a manuscript, work with the platform, and learn the benefits of using this platform. Participants will also learn about troubleshooting and printing. Janice has self-published six books using the IngramSpark publishing platform.
Making art can be a creative, technical, and meditative practice all-in-one and it is associated with positive mental health outcomes such as concentration, mindfulness, and introspection. Combining the joy and technique of art with the therapeutic benefits of being in nature is The Joy of Botanical Drawing by botanical artist, instructor, and author Wendy Hollender. Wednesday, August 12, 2020, from 4:00 - 5:00 PM (Pacific). Hosted by Talaterra Cowork.
Poet and author Tina Demirdjian will lead this 90-minute online workshop for environmental educators on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, from 3:00 - 4:30 PM (Pacific). Participants will be introduced to the structure of poems and learn how to translate observations, experiences, and emotions into skillful writing. Participants will share their work and experience the team-building power of poetry.
This 90-minute online workshop is for freelance professionals working in environmental education, nature and heritage interpretation, and natural resource fields.
Date: Monday, March 16, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM (Pacific) / 5:00 PM (Eastern)
The Talaterra podcast is produced and hosted by Tania Marien. Guests include independent professionals and researchers working in environmental education, natural resource fields, interpretation, and related fields. It is one of the initiatives to arise from The Freelance Condition and Lifelong Learning in Communities project.
Talaterra Cowork is for independent educators working in natural resource fields, environmental education, and related fields. It is for individuals who facilitate new ways of seeing, thinking, and learning about nature as they work in their communities.
It is for independent professionals who want to engage generously with peers, who want to create change in their communities, and who want to create a sustainable career as a freelance professional working in the environmental education field.
Talaterra Cowork is one of the initiatives developed by The Freelance Condition and Lifelong Learning in Communities project which is an investigation into who freelance environmental educators are and how they work in their communities. Learn more at Talaterra.com.
Talaterra is a podcast for freelance educators working in natural resource fields and environmental education. It features interviews with freelance educators and addresses topics of interest to these educators. This podcast complements the project, The Freelance Condition & Lifelong Learning in Communities which is an investigation into the contributions freelance informal educators make to lifelong learning.