Wildlife, Plant, and Environmental Education

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Prehistoric: WILD ART 2021

As part of the Wild Art 2021 August Challenge, put on by Zoe Keller, I illustrated two pieces focusing on the theme, “PREHISTORIC”. Each month, I am going to focus on two pieces – one highlighting flora, the other highlighting fauna. This month, I focused on two species, one commonly found along beaches and the …

What’s ACTUALLY Making You Sneezy This Fall?

For many of us, the start of the school year marks the start of fall seasonal allergies and… and… ACHOO!!!! (Excuse me…) our eyes, noses, and throats can suffer as we enjoy the great outdoors, but what is it that’s making us so sneezy? Unfortunately for this amazing plant, the blame usually is directed at …

Home: WILD ART 2021

As part of the Wild Art 2021 August Challenge, put on by Zoe Keller, I illustrated two pieces focusing on the theme, “HOME”. Each month, I am going to focus on two pieces – one highlighting flora, the other highlighting fauna. This month, I focused on how different species create their homes and shelters. One …

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Marissa Jacobs - The Art of Ecology is...
Marissa Jacobs – The Art of Ecology is…

… an educator focusing on blending the arts with science to deepen understanding and build stronger connections between people and the natural world. She holds a B.S. in Conservation & Wildlife Management with a focus in Media & Art. She has extensive naturalist experience, has taken many Professional Development Courses and Certifications through National Geographic Society, Longwood Gardens, Project WILD, PHS Tree Tenders, Penn State Extension, and more. She is also an award-winning photographer AND ecological gardener and has roughly 10 years of informal environmental and urban agriculture education experience.