|Posted on September 20, 2020 at 10:40 PM|
-It’s prime mushroom season in many places. Take a trip outside and try to find some mushrooms to detail in your journal. Areas with decaying wood, leaves, or other organic matter are usually the best places to start.
-It’s migration season for the Monarch butterflies. Have you seen any in your area? Detail your observations
-Fall migrations are kicking into full gear, with many birds beginning their journey south. Take some time to observe the birds currently in your area and detail your observations.
-As it starts to get chillier, you may notice some reptiles or bugs laying out in the sunlight in the mornings, trying to warm up. Keep an eye out for this and detail any sunbathing creatures you come across.
-As the summer season comes to a close, fall wildflowers start to bloom. Have you noticed any new or interesting flowers blooming recently? Detail your observations
-Bad weather prompt: Take some time to inspect your home for signs of insects or arachnids. Be on the lookout for webs, droppings, or even bodies. Dark, damp, or generally undisturbed areas are the best places to start. Often times, you may find something around windowsills, as well. Detail any discoveries in your journal.
If you're not already keeping a nature journal, why not start now? For more information on nature journals and why you should be keeping one, visit the following link: https://www.childrenofterra.org/apps/blog/show/47382045-what-s-a-nature-journal-and-why-you-should-be-keeping-one.