Connecting people with the landscape
Teaching Botanical Traditions ~ meals and medicines from local plants.
Designing landscapes for biodiversity ~ landscapes that serve birds, bees, butterflies and other wildlife.
Creating guidebooks for adults to help children experience natural landscapes.
Enhancing experiential, place-based education ~ teaching students and educators in the landscape.
“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.”
Chief Seattle, 1854
Earth Visions Consulting creates outdoor classrooms and learning landscapes designed for diversity of native flora, fauna and human abilities to interact with the landscape, for backyards, schools, camps, hospitals, places of worship & elder care ~ integrates local landscape into existing curriculum ~ develops guidebooks for independent and assisted nature experience.
Hands-on Outdoor Place-based Education is an interdisciplinary and multi-curricular practice using the natural environment as a foundational context for the curriculum and providing experience in living, learning landscapes.
Earth Visions Consulting facilitates experiential education by helping educators design, build and implement outdoor classrooms.
An outdoor classroom is a natural or designed landscape directly outside the school building that serves as a venue for teaching formal standards-based and informal education in all the disciplines. It can be an edible garden, rain garden, pollinator garden, trail, woodland, meadow or flower pot
Earth Visions Consulting conducts Botanical Traditions Workshops highlighting centuries-old herbal traditions and how to safely make food and medicine from local plants.
Botanical Traditions is the study of biodiversity, the role of plants in the ecosystem, the historical relationships between humans and the plant kingdom and landscape management practices that impact plant communities.