Nature Speaks Through a Blog

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Wild Foods: Enjoying Nature One Bite at a Time

By Mi Ae Lipe | August 20, 2021

We can connect with nature by enjoying wild foods.

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5 Ways to Connect Children with Nature

By Nancy Klimp | July 1, 2021

Here are 5 ways to connect children with nature.

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Canoe

The Story Behind Painting a Canoe

By Jared Noury | June 9, 2021

This post is about how I created a painting of a Coast Salish canoe for the Meet Me at the Salish Sea book.

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Both Meet Me and Explore with Me at the Salish Sea Books Are Now Available!

By Nancy Klimp | April 27, 2021

Our books, Meet with Me at the Salish Sea and Explore with Me at the Salish Sea, are now available.

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Connecting Children with Nature Will Save Us All

By Nancy Klimp | March 7, 2021

Why write poetry for children about nature? This is a question I’ve often been asked. So…I’ve pondered. Looking back, I realize that my desire for connecting children with nature has infused my curiosity my whole life. As a tiny one-and-a-half-year-old, I sat on the rocky shores of the Klamath River in Northern California’s redwood groves.…

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Introducing Jared Noury, Artist and Children’s Book Illustrator for Nature Speaks To Us

By Jared Noury | February 2, 2021

Both Nature Speaks To Us children’s books by Nancy Klimp, Meet Me at the Salish Sea and Explore with Me at the Salish Sea, are illustrated by Jared Noury, self-taught artist and illustrator.

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Welcome to the Nature Speaks to Us Blog by Nancy Klimp, Children’s Book Author

By Nancy Klimp | February 2, 2021

Welcome to the Nature Speaks to Us Blog! I am Nancy Klimp, Children’s Book Author. I am so very excited to announce the upcoming debut of my two children’s picture books, Meet Me at the Salish Sea and Explore with Me at the Salish Sea, in April 2021! Nature Speaks through Children’s Book Inspired Salish…

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