“My hope is that somehow I might move others to find themselves magnified in nature, whomever and wherever they might be.” – J. Drew Lanham
From The Home Place: Memoirs of a colored man’s love affair with nature
YDL is proud to partner with Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum in their Community Read program featuring books that portray the intersection of race and the environment. Two titles have been selected this year, one for adults and one for children. Both are available for request at YDL.
Self-directed activities for kids & families
Recommended Reading at YDL
- “Birds of YDL” video