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March 22, 2015 Lesley Romanoff

Collaborative Risk Assessment

She climbed up fast…it took her only seconds to reach the domed top of the “nature den” the Tink children had built. And in this case, built actually means wedged and woven. The builders had propped and pushed branches upright and once a number of the larger branches were leaning and wedged just so against [...]

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March 15, 2015 Lesley Romanoff

You won’t get lost. Just find the scat.

“How will you find your way out of the forest? You already know the signs! You have the directions! Remember the deer scat? If you find it, you won’t get lost!”
“What’s scat? Do you mean the deer poop?”
Okay, so you know that went on for several minutes

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March 11, 2015 Lesley Romanoff

You have to know it’s there (the forest provides)

On our way back from our hike, just as we were leaving Sligo Creek, we heard the kee aah call of a red shouldered hawk calling to his mate. She flew ahead with grasses collected in her talons. He continued his swooping arcs probably looking out for crows. We stopped, turning and looking up — [...]

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