THE SENSE OF WONDER IN DEVELOPMENT
At the end of her life, the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson wrote The Sense of Wonder, a manual for embracing the natural world. Carson asks, what if all children had a connection with nature? Might they grow up to create a world in harmony with it? Today, a beloved setting like a creek or a tree may disappear by next season. The current state of the climate crisis has led us to witness—and for many, to directly experience—these losses caused by extreme weather conditions.
The Sense of Wonder, is a project memorializing the natural world through community engagement, to provide support to one another as we make sense of real-time environmental change in relationship to intergenerational memory.