Posts By Sierra Flanigan

Based in Snowmass, Colorado, Sierra works at the nexus of leadership development and systems regeneration via her own change agency, Living Lab. She received her Masters in Strategic Leadership Toward Sustainability from the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Karlskrona, Sweden, and seeks to amplify the practice of Reconnection Ecology on a global scale. She is also a facilitator, coach, yogi, artist, and visionary.
Sign at the entrance to the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics

Susan Eirich will be a speaker at the ninth Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School held at Merton College, Oxford, England, on 5-8 August, 2024. For more information, please visit...

A log spans a creek flowing down to a man-made pond
Bear Garden Diaries

Since last month’s update, we have been busily preparing to move Ramble and Bramble to their new gardens. The snow melted, the gardens were cleared of any remaining construction materials,...

A coyote at a wildlife sanctuary looks out the door of his den box.

While Susan was speaking overseas for a couple of weeks, it was essential that a team member stayed on property overnight in case of emergencies. My coworkers and I filled...

Grizzly bear splashing water in a pool

Frenetic Random Activity Periods (FRAPs), more commonly known as “the zoomies,” are a frequent phenomenon in the average pet owner’s household. Mostly associated with cats and dogs, the intense, random...

Metal frame creating a walkway between enclosures for bears at a wildlife sanctuary
Bear Garden Diaries

The snow has melted, trees planted last fall have started budding, and the first wildflowers are emerging from the ground, so we are preparing to move Ramble and Bramble to...

Large brown bear walking through snow

A Note from Susan: Every bear (at least that I have spent time with) has a distinct persona, often rather clearly, same as with people. Some are sweet, some have...

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