For What It’s Earth Podcast

Welcome to: “For What it’s Earth!”

Join Marissa of The Art of Ecology for a unique blend of art and environmental science as I help listeners connect to the natural world, podcast by podcast. Discover natural phenomenon like the science behind sunsets, or how chipmunks vocalize. Get inspired to be an environmental steward with eco-actions you can take at home and explore many DIY ways to make the world a greener place all on For What It’s Earth.

For What It's Earth podcast

Learning Through Nature Journaling & Art – Featuring Michell Follett For What It's Earth

Join myself, Marissa of The Art of Ecology, and several guests for a series focusing on the intersection of art and the natural world! In each episode, we'll discuss the role that art can play to enhance understanding of environmental science topics, as well as connect people to the natural world! In this episode, I am joined by Michell Follett (AKA MischeviousRedFox), and we talk about how important it is to learn through the visual art of nature journaling! We discuss the challenges and excitement about creating Instagram Art challenges, favorite birds, biodiversity, journaling as a meditative practice and more.  Links:  The Art of Ecology | MischeviousRedFox on Instagram | SkillShare | Cornell Lab of Ornithology | CreativeBug  * Early podcast access and exclusive mini-episodes only available to patrons (, audio podcast version ONLY will be published for the public a week later. — Support this podcast:
  1. Learning Through Nature Journaling & Art – Featuring Michell Follett
  2. The Art & Science of Botanical Dye, featuring Annie Cadden
  3. Art & Plant Science of Kokedamas
  4. Natural History Illustration, featuring Caylin Jayde
  5. Chemistry and Microscopic Fun in Art, Featuring Brandi Bundles

Highlights from “For What It’s Earth”

For What It’s Earth & The Art of Ecology Trailer:

Discover why I am so passionate about the arts & environmental sciences. You’ll also get a sneak-peek of what to expect with my upcoming official episodes!

New Video Podcast Recordings!

Get to know me and my guest, Zack Jacobs, during this super fun Nature Adventure Mini Series! Video episodes, as well as “Post-Podcast Ponderings” exclusive to patreon subscribers (at any tier)

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About Me

Marissa (The Art of Ecology) is an Environmental & Conservation Educator who focuses on blending the arts with science to deepen understanding and help build stronger connections between her students and the natural world. She is an international speaker, Certified National Geographic Educator & was a Mentor for their Certificate Program. She holds a B.S. in Conservation & Wildlife Management with a focus in Media & Art. Marissa has 10+ years of education experience for all ages, from Pre-School through retired adult.

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