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Seeds in various stages of germination

Seed Swap #2

Seeds are tiny, magical packets of latent energy and potential, ready to burst forth when conditions are right. They contain the very essence of Life itself: ancient wisdoms and future hopes, exquisitely designed to adapt and evolve as needs arise.

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A Confusion of the Heart

— by Deb Matlock M.A. — Recently in Yellowstone National Park, a couple of visitors from out of the country saw a baby bison laying by the side of the road. Fearing the baby was cold, they placed the baby

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Close up of a bison calf's face

For the Baby Bison That is No More

— by Susan B. Eirich, Ph.D. — There was a national sadness at the euthanizing of a baby bison in Yellowstone last May. It was taken away from its herd by well-meaning but ill-informed tourists, and the rangers made the

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Close up of bear feet

Migration Memories

There are places in Yellowstone National Park where alternating grizzly bear footsteps are worn deep into the earth, forming trails that lead to very specific sites at geothermal vents. These footsteps are almost sculpted into the ground as each bear

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Seeds in various stages of germination

Seed Swap #2

Seeds are tiny, magical packets of latent energy and potential, ready to burst forth when conditions are right. They contain the very essence of Life itself: ancient wisdoms and future hopes, exquisitely designed to adapt and evolve as needs arise. Part of Earthfire’s mission is to be a seed center.

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A Confusion of the Heart

— by Deb Matlock M.A. — Recently in Yellowstone National Park, a couple of visitors from out of the country saw a baby bison laying by the side of the road. Fearing the baby was cold, they placed the baby in the back of their car and drove to a

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Close up of a bison calf's face

For the Baby Bison That is No More

— by Susan B. Eirich, Ph.D. — There was a national sadness at the euthanizing of a baby bison in Yellowstone last May. It was taken away from its herd by well-meaning but ill-informed tourists, and the rangers made the decision to kill it when it couldn’t be introduced back.

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Close up of bear feet

Migration Memories

There are places in Yellowstone National Park where alternating grizzly bear footsteps are worn deep into the earth, forming trails that lead to very specific sites at geothermal vents. These footsteps are almost sculpted into the ground as each bear places its foot precisely into the tracks of its predecessor,

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