PROGRAMS & CONCERTS

 

Doug sometimes works with his son Todd who also is an accomplished naturalist and performer.

 

presenting a programWoodslore and Wildwoods
Wisdom Stories, Songs and Lore Celebrating Animals, Plants and People.

 

Groundhogology
Of Whistlepigs and World Politics

 

Possumology
Everything you never thought you wanted to know about opossums

 

Everybody's Fishin', A Crosscultural Fishing Adventure
Wrestling sea serpents, tickling trout, grabbing catfish by the snout!

 

Doug ElliottWeeds for Your Needs
Useful Wild Plants

 

Weaving Tales
Stories of baskets and weavers

 

Also programs on
Birds, Bugs, Reptiles & Amphibians,

Rainforests, Bogs and Traditional Food Ways (involving wild foods).

 

 

WORKSHOPS

Workshops can last from less than an hour to several days. Suggested topics include:

 

A Wildwoods Ramble
Exploration, observation and tales on the trail

 

Weeds for Your Needs
Edible, medicinal or otherwise useful wild plants

 

leading a nature rambleTracking
Learning about animals by tracks and signs

 

Natural Basketry
How to make baskets from bark, splints and vines

 

Stories and Nature
How to craft stories using nature as a source of inspiration

 

Stalking the Wild Fibers
How to find, extract and make twine, rope and textile fibers from wild plants