Walking with SMEAR II – what did the cloud whisper to the forest canopy?

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What does a sensor say when it walks into a bar a forest? And where are all the squirrels? 🐿️🌲 On November 13th, 2022 we organized another experimental walk with one of our favorite forest patches: the SMEAR II research forest in the historical Hyytiälä forestry field station in Juupajoki. If you have followed our activities… Continue reading Walking with SMEAR II – what did the cloud whisper to the forest canopy?

Bohemian walks at Uroboros Festival

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Once again Chewie, from the Open Forest Collective lead an experimental forest walk through the protected landscape area of Křivoklátsko (CZ) on the 9th of October 2022. This in-person walk was part of a longer 2-days field trip organized in the framework of Uroboros festival so there were more participants this time, than the usual dog-human pair of our previous… Continue reading Bohemian walks at Uroboros Festival

Walking the green of the industrial revolution in Ouseburn (UK)

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In August 2022 in Newcastle we took a group of people for two experimental, hybrid walks in the Ouseburn area followed by a co-creation of forest stories. The patch we walked is a small urban conservation area located in the Ouseburn Valley, ​​often considered the birthplace of the industrial revolution in Newcastle. The trail goes… Continue reading Walking the green of the industrial revolution in Ouseburn (UK)

Walking with Sipoonkorpi

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Guided by geographer Marko Leppänen & biologist Adela Pajunen this fall we also walked through, in and with a patch of forest in the Sipoonkorpi National Park (Helsinki region, Finland). This was again a hybrid (on-site/online) walk where the authors of the Terveysmetsä (Health Forest) project – shared with us and participants joining us on… Continue reading Walking with Sipoonkorpi

Walking with Křivoklátsko, Chewie leads the way.

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In the Czech Republic, an ongoing series of walks initiated in July 2021 takes place in Central Bohemia, in the protected landscape area Křivoklátsko, which presents a unique ecosystem with a mosaic of species-rich habitats.   The Bohemian guide Chewie, a Collective’s member of canine origin, navigates the walks while following his extensive sensorial knowledge… Continue reading Walking with Křivoklátsko, Chewie leads the way.