Articles by Robert Lonsdorf


The Doorway of the Wild: Meditations on Nature

Sitting quietly in nature, opening awareness to the depths, the spaces, the distances, the silences that are there stretching away in all directions – this immediately becomes a meditation. With…


Say Goodbye to Toxic Fluorinated Ski Wax

We probably shouldn’t be too surprised when toxic substances show up in all kinds of unlikely places – like in ski wax.  Since the late 1980’s, 30 years ago, toxic…


Re-Wilding the West: Conservation Biology

There’s a fresh, strong breeze blowing in the field of conservation and it is redefining conservation itself:  conservation as not just protecting land, water and species, not just playing defense…