What a fantastic week of play and exploration.  There was no day this week that did not end with, “Oh My Gosh!  They are so cute!”.. And us dive into the sweet things the Forest Caterpillars said, did or things we watched them accomplish.. It is hard to tell you how much we did, Read More

by Bernard Cook I remember feeling a little overwhelmed when I was first interested in wild plants. There were so many different shapes and colors, so many things listed in the field guides that I didn’t know where to start. Well, the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Learning just, Read More

by Bernard Cook Last weekend, me ‘n Chickadee (Sarah Hubbard) went up to the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina to hone our mentoring skills at the Reaching Nature Connection conference, held at Earthaven Ecovillage near Black Mountain. We attended a two-day class by three ladies from the Academy of Forest Kindergarten Teachers –, Read More

by Sarah ‘Chickadee’ Hubbard Maybe you’ve noticed there are more hawks lately now that the canopy of leaves is falling to the forest floor and blanketing all the seeds from this year of growth.  Maybe you’ve noticed them soaring on the wind finding the warm thermals to glide along effortlessly as our days grow, Read More

Gifts for Wild and Avid Readers Do you have any wild and avid readers to buy for this holiday season?  Books open up new worlds, expose the reader to new ideas, and help you realize who it is that you want to become.   This is especially true for young people.  Many of the childhood, Read More

Our programs director, Sarah Hubbard – also known as Ms Chickadee – returned for a day visit to South Jackson Elementary School on November 18, 2016.  She took 5 classes for a walk on the nature trails behind the school and introduced them to some of the trees growing in their backyard. South Jackson, Read More

by Sarah Hubbard (Chickadee) On my perfect day the wind would be blowing from the southeast – right off the ocean.  You would be able to smell the salt water in the air.  The sun would be warm and bright leaving a light pink glow on my skin while enough of a nip still lingering in, Read More

Camp will be held at Little Rose Nature School in Watkinsville July 5-8, 2016 from 10 am – 1:00 pm Registration begins on Tuesday, April 12 at 8am. Follow this link for more information or to register!

Guest post contributed by Mariel Blake Nothing gets me more excited than seeing the yellow dotted landscape of daffodils in bloom. Not so much because I love daffodils. I mean, they are a pretty plant and all but they aren’t my favorites. I get excited to see them every year, however, for the news, Read More

Two day workshop, April 23-24 : 10am to 4pm. Find out more on our event page.

Our summer camp series is now full. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, you can submit an application below. 

Have you ever been cutting something and realize your knife simply isn’t sharp enough?  Have you dreaded having to find someone to sharpen your knife for you? Have you ever just been curious about the process and what it takes to sharpen your own tools?  Knife sharpening is an important skill to have for everyday, Read More

Giving Thanks, Growing Connections Connecting humans to nature, themselves, and each other – this is what Wild Intelligence has set out to do.  Thankfully, we are not alone in this endeavor!  The past year has generated many new partnerships within the Athens area and beyond, and we have a lot to be grateful for., Read More

On a beautiful Friday afternoon I found myself standing in the middle of no where’d thinking spring water from  an old PBR can someone found near the creek and taking a moment to catch a cool breeze on my sweaty brow. I had just spent an hour gathering aid and debris to create a, Read More

Contributed by Sarah Hubbard In September our Young Naturalists Guild got a chance to work with local artist and extraordinary human Chris Taylor at The State Botanical Gardens on his Nest Building Project.  Chris has been building nests at the Botanical Gardens since March 2015.  Most Saturdays he can be found somewhere along one, Read More