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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  • Adia’s Perspective 2019 – What it means to be a Biocitizen in LA July 22, 2019
    Day 1 – CITs in MA vs LA This is the first summer of Biocitizen LA’s CIT program and I am so excited to have the opportunity to take the lead in their training.  Today I met the two girls who are there this week and I am very impressed by their maturity and initiative […]
  • Adia’s Perspective 2019 – What is a CIT? Adia Bennett July 9, 2019
    Adia’s Perspective 2019 – MA to LA! Adia Bennett is joining us in Los Angeles again this summer for Our Place Summer School – and we are so grateful to have her strong, sweet, graceful guidance in the field, as our first Counselor in Training program launches this week, July 8th-12th. Adia has walked as a […]

RSS New York, NY

  • Biocitizen welcomes Yubitza Bermudez, Field Environmental Philosophy Teacher September 25, 2021
    Biocitizen NY is pleased to welcome Yubitza Bermudez as a Field Environmental Philosophy teacher! She’ll be co-leading Free Ranger walks starting mid October! Yubitza enjoys  Chilean and US citizenship and trained in Ecotourism Studies at the Universidad Andres Bello with Vicente Aguirre Diez, the executive director of Biocitizen Chile. We are very excited, because she […]
  • Biocitizen welcomes Tamar Cox Rubien, Field Environmental Philosophy Assistant Teacher !! June 16, 2021
    Biocitizen is so pleased to welcome Tamar Cox Rubien as an assistant Our Place Summerschool teacher! Tamar is a seeker of wisdom, cultural and ecological, and is looking forward to exploring New York City with students with our special focus on how it is placed in the Hudson River estuary biome! Personal Statement My name […]

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  • Ciudadanos bióticos, coronavirus, Gaia March 30, 2020
    En la sabiduría antigua, tanto en sociedades orientales, occidentales e indígenas, existe como concepción compartida la importancia del vivir el día a día, y de como esta práctica da forma […]