If you were to pick up my work backpack on any given day at forest school, you just might fall over as you tried to lift it. It’s that heavy! Why, might you ask?
Well, take a peek inside and you’ll find your standard outdoor educator gear: a first-aid kit, bandanas for playing games, fire-making materials, a knife for whittling, a random feather or animal skull or owl pellet, student medical forms, and last but certainly not least, field guides! Lots and lots of field guides. Aha! There’s the culprit! Most field guides aren’t exactly lightweight.Read More