Matthew Zylstra is a free-range writer, educator and researcher with a focus on human-nature relationships and interactions. This website and many of its posts are inspired by his PhD research on meaningful nature experience and connectedness with nature. His thesis is available for download here »
Nature connectedness is plagued by ‘the reintegration problem’. Why does the ‘magic’ encountered during our wilderness experiences disappear so ...On November 28, 2014 / By Matthew Zylstra
Download the PhD dissertation ...On May 5, 2014 / By Matthew Zylstra
All becoming has needed me. My looking ripens things and they come toward me to meet and be met.
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