Planet Drum on Cascadia

The premier organization dedicated to the concept of bioregionalism is the Planet Drum Foundation, founded by Peter Berg and Judy Goldhaft. Their latest newsletter is out with a special offer that includes an essay on the work SPLAB has been doing since 2012 on the...

Racist Cascadia?

I was tagged in a Facebook post today because it was related to the concept of Cascadia and due to my work as a bioregionalist in the bioregion known by some as Cascadia. The post by Brian McCracken (who organized the Cascadia Regional Poetry Slam, part of the last...

1992 Peter Berg Interview

I was a rookie interviewer in 1992, when I had the good fortune to be able to interview Peter Berg of the Planet Drum Foundation about the concept of bioregionalism. When I listen back to the audio, I wince, at the affectation and the inexperience I had at the time,...

Walking the Arboretum in Winter with Jim

Each morning I look over last year’s journal entry for the same day and it had been a year since I walked through Washington Park Arboretum with Jim Demetre. Jim’s an amateur botanist whom I met during The Long Walk in 2011, and we’ve kept in touch...