Stray Leaves: Selected Essays from Sanctuary Magazine

Stray Leaves: Selected Essays from Sanctuary Magazine

The first iteration of Mass Audubon’s new annual member publication, Stray Leaves: Selected Essays from Sanctuary Magazine, was mailed to our members in February 2015. By hand-curating a selection of essays from previous editions of Sanctuary, John Hanson Mitchell and his team have created an evocative and substantial tome of nature-inspired literature. Read the entire book or selected essays.

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Essays

Blues in the Night - May/June 1982 

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The Art of Seeing - January 1983 

Five Dog Night - December 1983 

The Eel Trapper - July/August 1984 

Circle in the Snow - January/February 1985 

The Legend of the Golden Fox - July/August 1986 

Why they Seek Light - May/June 1988 

Cape Calamity - July/August 1988 

The Copper Beech - October 1988 

Peace in Our Time - December 1988 

The Tree of Life - September 1989 

A Certain Slant of Light - December 1990 

Living Well is the Best Revenge - January/February 1992 

Return of the Native - March/April 1992 

View from the Bridge - May-June 1992 

Sundays in the Sky - January/February 1993 

Saving Graces - May/June 1993 

Time and the River - September/October 1993 

The Cruelest Month - May/June 1994 

A Voice Crying in the Wilderness - July/August 1994 

Messing About on Beaver Brook - November/December 1994 

Forgiven Trespasses - May/June 1997 

The River Road - July/August 1998 

A Paradise of Frogs - May/June 1999 

An Amphibian Bill of Rights - March/April 2001 

The Ultimate Alien - May/June 2001 

The Go-Between - July/August 2002 

The Breakup - Spring 2003 

Night of the Falling Stars - Summer 2003 

The Flight of the Wren - Fall 2003 

El Lobo - Spring 2004 

Chasing the Chat - Summer 2005 

Place and Remembrance - Fall 2005 

Night Life - Winter 2005-2006 

Of Floods and Folklore - Spring 2006 

Archaeology of the Garden - Autumn 2006 

Forever Common - Winter 2007-2008 

Lost in the Stars - Summer 2008 

A Moveable Feast - Autumn 2008 

The Names of Wind - Summer 2009 

Bygone Birds - Fall 2009 

The Earth as Vernal Pool - Spring 2014