September is Watē Bgya Gizes

September is Watē Bgya Gizes

1. Apples will be ripe. Try a fresh applesauce recipe. 2. Pearly everlasting blooms and is used by herbalists. 3. The autumn equinox will begin on Friday the 22nd.

June Is EDEMEN GIZES

June has the longest day of the year. All daylight lasting longer than 15 hours/day. Enjoy lots of daylight! Male bass will protect the eggs during spawning but once the fry hatch they must find cover. Otherwise, they may become a snack.

March is ZISBAKWTOKĒ GIZES

March is ZISBAKWTOKĒ GIZES

BE ON THE LOOKOUT: Migratory birds will be returning and passing through. Look them up in a bird book with your family. USE YOUR NOSE: Notice all the smells as spring arrives.

February is MKO GIZES

February is MKO GIZES

GO SNOWSHOEING Blanketed with snow, the forest is quiet and calm this time of year. MAKE SNOW CASTLES just like sand castles but using snow instead.

January is GCH-MKO-GISES

January 2018 Nature Flyer

Although the weather is cold, activities like cross-country skiing keep a person warm. Sketch a tree silhouette to help determine species from a tree book. Look at the topography of the surrounding areas since it’ll be much easier to see.

December Is ABTE-GBBON GIZES

December Nature

Too cold to go outside? Put some snow in a bowl or on a cookie sheet and let your kids play with it inside. Follow animal tracks to see where they go and who made them.

October is Dgwak Gises

Nature Flyer Oct 2017 thumb

Have your kids make their own bear den in your backyard. Put out some sunflower seeds and watch the chickadees. The birds will stash extra food for the cold winter and can remember thousands of different hiding spots.

August is Min Kē Gizes

August is Min Ke Gizes

1. Peak Monarch migration happening during this August. 2. Many berries will be ripened and ready to pick. Look up a new native berry and give them a try. 3. Bucks will start growing antlers.

June is EDE MEN GIZES

1. June has the longest day of the year. All daylight lasting longer than 15 hours/day. Enjoy lots of daylight!
2. Male bass will protect the eggs during spawning but once the fry hatch they must find cover. Otherwise, they may become a snack.