Only two more days to enter our urban nature giveaway. Deadline is tomorrow, Tuesday December 18th, at 7 PM. We’ve received some lovely entries, and would love to receive a few more. All you have to do is send me a brief description of an encounter with nature in the city. Send to: email@example.com. Click here for details about the giveaway and what you might win.
Out Walking the Dog announces our first URBAN NATURE CONTEST!
Still the Same Hawk: Reflections on Nature and New York
edited by John Waldman, Fordham University Press
This newly published collection on a subject close to my heart features essays and articles that explore the relationship between nature and New York City. Writers include Robert Sullivan, Betsy McCully, Christopher Meier, Tony Hiss, Kelly McMasters, Dara Ross, William Kornblum, Phillip Lopate, David Rosane, Anne Matthews, Devin Zuber, and Frederick Buell.
Out Walking the Dog is proud to have a personal connection to the book through this painting by Charlotte Hildebrand.
Out Walking the Dog originally commissioned the painting to illustrate Urban Hawk Snatches Chihuahua? In that post, we pondered the line humans like to draw between meat animals and pet animals, and the reactions of city dwellers when one of our more revered wild animals, a red-tailed hawk…
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