The Lives of Trees | December 2014 Newsletter - Whidbey Institute

“When we carry wood into our lives, we carry a piece of the primal forest as well—something of which we are all a part.” —David Spangler

Last year on the Winter Solstice, we made the difficult choice to remove the beautiful white pine trees which had stood beside the Farmhouse for over 100 years until weakened by old age and disease. This year, we’re marking the return of winter with a tribute to the trees.

This issue also includes an interview with Land Care Coordinator Robert Mellinger, an excerpt from a novel-in-progress by a Y-WE youth author, a Thriving Communities article from the Orton Foundation, and more!

Click here to read our December Newsletter and read on.

Header photo by John Harvey.

December 8, 2014

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