Last official day at the New York Botanical Garden (after 34 years). Am also retiring from social media. Bye.
Had a nice talk with the folks at YaleEnvironment 360 about indigenous forest management and a host of other things. Go here to read the interview.
A group of older Miao women enjoying the afternoon in the main plaza of Lang De village in Guizhou province, China.
Just got back from a wonderful visit to Camp Deerpark (CDP) in the Catskills. Rode the bike, and spent the night in a beautiful new cabin made of white pine (Pinus strobus L.) harvested sustainably from the CDP forest and milled into boards at the CDP sawmill. Exquisite.
Elysa and I mingle with the other Resident Fellows before dinner at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center on Lake Como.
Baked leaf bases, or “cabezas”, of Agave cupreata Trel & Berger in Guerrero, Mexico. The sugar-rich leaf bases are mashed, fermented , and distilled to make mescal.
Had never heard of Eduardo Chillida, Basque artist and Spain’s foremost sculptor of the twentieth century. Or knew that an exhibition of his work was currently at the Hauser & Wirth gallery on 69th Street (until 27 July, i.e. tomorrow). But, I had a cup of tea with Jeff yesterday. [NOTE: Image is Proyecto Tindaya, […]