Category: Our Collective

Posts about people in the Collective

Encountering the Wild at Dargan 2019

With generous support from Bendigo Community Bank, BMCAN’s Wild Mountain Collective, together with Gallery H and Monkey Creek Café, held their annual Encountering the Wild multi-arts event on the edge of the spectacular Monkey Creek escarpment between Bell and Lithgow, on Saturday 30 November. Peter Carroll, Chair of the Bendigo Sponsorship Committee: The Board of [...]
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Peter White on Hope in the Age of Anxiety

https://natureconnect.com.au/genuine-hope-within-the-moment-point-moving-beyond-sugar-coated-hope/BEYOND BEYOND SUGAR COATED OPTIMISM Hope can be genuinely expressed from a position of rationality, that is based on a considered assessment of the situation, the risks and the evidence underpinning the desired outcome. It can be also be expressed from a position of inner knowing, what I described in my last blog as arising […]

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Introducing Eco-therapist, Dr Peter White to the WMC

We welcome Peter, a Wentworth Falls eco-psychology practitioner, to the Wild Mountain Collective. With graduate science degrees in ecology and sustainability, and a PhD in ecopsychology, he draws on a 20 year professional career in environmental planning, as well as community activism focused on nature conservation and environmental protection. Over 10 years ago, as part […]

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The Healing Power of Nature

Home to us all – How connecting with nature helps us care for ourselves and the earth Authors: Cheryl Charles, Rosalie Chapple, Karen Keenleyside et al. Published by the Children & Nature Network in partnership with the IUCN Commission for Education and Communication http://natureforall.global/why Report synopsis: This review paper reports on a 2018 research synthesis [...]
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Call of the Wild – Podcasts

Nathania Gilson in the Guardian Online 2 October discusses how people are using podcasts to reconnect with nature. Hilary Whitehouse from James Cook University, whose research focus includes environmental education, believes nature-related podcasts are finding an audience due to the rapid rates of animal and plant extinction across the world.  As we get closer and […]

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September Quotes—Designing Regenerative Cultures

As a follow-up to the post on regenerative living the quotes for September are taken from: Daniel Christian Wahl’s book Designing Regenerative Cultures Published by Triarchy Press, Axminster, UK, 2016. (Page numbers are not available for these quotes). To see ourselves not as individuals but as living in a pattern of relationships with others; and [...]
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Groundswell – KSCA

The Kandos School of Cultural Adaptation is putting on Groundswell over the weekend 6 - 9 September at Bingara in the New England region of NSW. Across rural NSW, people are adapting to our changing environment and climate. They are regenerating landscapes, reshaping the food system, and using ingenious methods – old and new – [...]
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RE-GENERATION—Pathways out of the morass

The Wild Mountain Collective is joining with friends and colleagues to kickstart an exciting new project—REGENERATION. We envisage the project comprising a conference/symposium hosted by Charles Sturt University, Bathurst Campus, and a multi-arts event, hosted by Bathurst Regional Council. Leading the charge to establish the founding group are Dr Sarah Redshaw, Research Fellow, Charles Sturt [...]
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