Biocitizen Banter #8: Baird Callicott and Ricardo Rozzi on Leopold’s “Biotic Citizen” and “Land Organism”

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Biocitizen Banter #7: Native Plants, Community Activism, and Ecological Restoration with Parker Davis

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Biocitizen Banter #6: The Biopolitics of COVID-19 with Jerry Phillips

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Bear Pool Vandalized

Bear Pool is a place beloved. It is not only beautiful but is home to a variety of endangered and...
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Biocitizen Banter #5: Interview with Filmmaker Samantha Bode, Creator of The Longest Straw!

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Biocitizen Banter #4: Interview with Javiera Malebrán Muñoz, Educator at the Omora Ethnobotanical Park in Cape Horn!

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Biocitizen Banter #3: Interview with Lila Higgins, Author of Wild LA!

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Giving Tuesday & Summer Update

Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, power to retell it, rethink it, deconstruct...
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Biocitizen Banter #2: Interview with Eugene Hargrove, Founder of Environmental Ethics

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Biocitizen Banter #1: Interview with Ricardo Rozzi, Co-Founder of the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve

Welcome to Biocitizen Banter, a podcast dedicated to environmental philosophy featuring lively discussions between people active in the effort to...
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Ciudadanos bióticos, coronavirus, Gaia

En la sabiduría antigua, tanto en sociedades orientales, occidentales e indígenas, existe como concepción compartida la importancia del vivir el...
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The Biotic Commonwealth

The Biotic Commonwealth, and how we participate in, and co-create, it:   1) We are citizens of states and nations,...
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We Share the Same Body

COVID-19 presents us with a quite a challenge. May we and those we love make it through safely. And those...
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Guide to all Claws 2020 Trips

Claws camping trips take students 11-17 into wild places. We climb mountains, ford rivers and sea kayak. Students test their...
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Women in the Outdoors

“You can’t protect a place unless you understand it. You can’t love it until you know it,” says Kristine Tompkins,...
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Biocitizen welcomes Jes Heil, Maine Sea Kayaking Guide and Teacher!!

Biocitizen is pleased to welcome Jes Heil as our Maine Sea Kayaking Guide and Teacher!! She’ll be co-leading Claws: Casco...
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Biocitizen Casco July 11 – 16

July 11 – 16   Source: Biocitizen Inc., Westhampton, MA Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click...
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Walking with Aldo Leopold in the Place that Made Him

Kurt here. For the past few days I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of staying at the home where Aldo...
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Job Opening: Living Rivers School Research and Teaching Assistant

Job Announcement: Living Rivers School Research and Teaching Assistant Status: 30+ hours a week, M-F, August 1-22, 2020 Time Frame:...
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Summer Internship Position: Our Place Photo/Videographer

Internship Position: Photo/Videographers for Our Place Summerschool in LA, NYC and Westhampton, MA Status: Two 9-3, M-F weeks in the...
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  • The River and the Machine: A Biocultural History of Holyoke Dam February 11, 2021
    WHAT IS BIOCITIZEN? The word “biocitizen” is a contraction of “biotic citizen,” a term and idea conceived by Aldo Leopold (1887–1948) who is widely celebrated for conceiving the “land ethic.” A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. A […]
  • Biocitizen MA Welcomes Charlie Schine, FEP teacher! December 31, 2020
    Charlie is a recent graduate from Wesleyan University who is just beginning to get his footing in the big wide world and figure out where he’s going. Although he majored in music, his studies always seemed to circle around environmentalism and the more-than-human world, a cross pollination which began the summer after his freshman year […]

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  • CLAWS BLOG: Wind Wolves Preserve – Camping | Hiking | Stewardship December 1, 2021
    Wind Wolves Preserve Camping | Hiking | Native Plant Stewardship FRIDAY Our second CLAWS trip of the fall kicked off at our normal meeting point Bette Davis Park. Folks were excited to get things going, so after an opening circle, with introductions, a gear check, and the plan for the evening we officially started our […]
  • Fear, Growth, and Success! A story of overcoming challenges with Biocitizen LA October 24, 2021
    Lead Teacher Azucena shares her journey reclaiming her narrative through her  field notes recap emails By: Azucena Quinones When I first began working at Biocitizen I was super excited for all of the amazing experiences I would have, from camping, exploring new trails, to working with amazing kids. I knew there would be challenges that […]

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  • Biocitizen welcomes Samantha Sanson, Field Environmental Philosophy Teacher May 10, 2022
    Biocitizen NY is pleased to welcome Samantha as a Field Environmental Philosophy teacher! She’ll be co-leading Our Place Summerschool with Yubitza Bermudez! Sam grew up hiking, snowboarding, and biking through the mountains in her home state of Colorado. Along the way, she grew to appreciate natural spaces and developed a desire to protect them. Sam […]
  • Biocitizen NY Summer 2022 Internship – Apply Now! January 12, 2022
    Biocitizen NY Summer 2022 Internship Program What is Biocitizen? Biocitizen is the only educational institution in the world devoted to teaching Field Environmental Philosophy (FEP). Our Brooklyn-based Our Place Summer School is designed to bring children into direct contact with the creatures, geologies, hydrologies, and infrastructures of the Canarsee Biome and the Hudson River Estuary. […]

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  • ¿POR QUÉ AMO EL CAJON DEL MAIPO? March 22, 2022
    Lugar son historias en las que vivimos. Y algunos lugares nos gustan más que otros. ¿Por qué? Ricardo Rozzi  nos cuenta una historia sobre un lugar que ama. —secundo de […]
  • Me encanta Palmar Ocoa del Parque nacional La Campana March 12, 2022
    Lugar son historias en las que vivimos. Y algunos lugares nos gustan más que otros. ¿Por qué? Yubitza Bermúdez nos cuenta una historia sobre un lugar que ama. —primero de […]