Some of the most frequent fliers at my bird feeder are several birds who nest and live mostly on the ground. These include towhees, dark-eyed juncos, song sparrows, white-throated sparrows, and fox sparrows. The white-throated sparrows and dark-eyed juncos live on the ground, but nest further north, they live at Coho from fall through spring. […]
Meet Valerie and her sidekick, Chaco. Valerie is a master gardener. She can be seen delivering dahlias, cucumbers, tomatoes, tomatillos, and the occasional eggplant door to door at Coho. Valerie is one of the blessings of living at Coho.
Dill has completed her guide dog training and has been match up with a life partner! Awesome work Katie & Dill! See original blog . From Katie’s mom (inspiration and dog-trainer extraordinaire), Jodie: So it looks like Dill will get to do her first flight on Sunday and she’s going to learn to speak with […]
From Jodi, proud Mom: As a part of her Waldorf 8th grade project presentation this week, Katie made a slideshow showing different aspects of raising guide dog puppy “Dill.” Katie and Jodi (who is an talented dog trainer) will have Dill through January or February of next year. Watch Dill’s story here. When Dill makes it […]
Our pet Monarchs have finally turned into butterflies after being in cocoons for about two weeks. We tried to keep an eye on them during the process of coming out of their cocoons, but only saw them right after hatching. The first one came out on August 9th, where the other guy was still sleeping. […]
The newest CoHo pets have cocooned! One Monarch cocooned a few days ago, and the other shortly after that. They must be social creatures, because they cocooned right next to each other. We only have pics before and after the cocooning process, but thanks to the world wide web you can view a time-lapse of […]
Our newest pets (the Monarch caterpillars) were invited to a community meal, where they munched on some fresh milkweed. Since these guys (or are they gals?) are rapidly growing and in need of some protected space, a special home was put together for them. All material was found around CoHo, including the donated aquarium tank that […]
The tune, in the video below, celebrates the birth of seven chicks and is patterned after the event. As the chicks were born more and more cheeps were heard as each chick came out of the egg.
INTRODUCTION TO THE “THEN AND NOW” SERIES Visitors touring CoHo sometimes ask how our expectations for community prior to move-in differ from our current day-to-day reality. Comparing “then and now” is the framework for this series of blog postings. The source of historical perspective is the CoHo newsletters published in 2006 and 2007 (they are […]
CoHo Ecovillage is a cat-friendly community.