All photography by Ben Porchuk

Offerings


Guiding ~ Training
Speaking ~ Writing ~ Tracking


GUIDE
Shinrin-Yoku/ Forest Therapy Walks
Restoration Ecology, Plant Medicines Tours
Ecological Tours
TRAIN
Forest Therapy Certification
Plant & Animal Identification, 
Restoration Ecology
Mentoring/Coaching
SPEAK
General Themes:
Healing Nature; Shinrin-Yoku/
Forest Therapy
Recovering Nature
(Urban Restoration Ecology, Native Plant Design, etc.)
Medicinal Plants
Relationships (RightActionMan.com)
Many, Many, More Including Keynote Addresses
WRITE
"Lost and Found in Nature"
Right Action Man (Book In prep.)
The Whispering Acorn (Book In prep.)
TRACK
Plants, Animals and Other Beings

Outdoor classroom, teaching Forest Therapy Guides In Training. Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts, USA. Photo courtesy Amos Clifford.

Outdoor classroom, teaching Forest Therapy Guides In Training. Berkshire Mountains, Massachusetts, USA. Photo courtesy Amos Clifford.


Introducing the Shinrin-Yoku/ Forest Therapy Walk at Pinery Provincial Park, near Grand Bend, Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. Photo courtesy Kayla Dawn Warner.

Introducing the Shinrin-Yoku/ Forest Therapy Walk at Pinery Provincial Park, near Grand Bend, Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. Photo courtesy Kayla Dawn Warner.


ben's meanderings/Trainings & Highlights to date 

  • Forest Therapy Guide
  • Forest Therapy Guide Trainer
  • Masters of Science, Ecology
  • Wildlife Biology, Bachelor of Science
  • Yoga Teacher Training - 500 Hours
  • Spiritual Evolution; Thorne Coyle (3 yrs)
  • Reiki Level I, II Training
  • Access Consciousness, Levels I, II, Bars
  • Non-licensed Wildlife Rehab. (ssshhh)
  • Wilderness First Aid Training
  • Living 12 Yrs Off-the-Grid
  • Speaker - Over 200 talks
  • Planted over 20,000 trees
  • Ecological Restoration/Plant Rescue 
  • Course Instructor; Restoration Ecology
  • Recovering Bird Watcher (a.ka. 'Birder')
  • Urban Ecological Landscaping
Tree mirroring for the 'good' of my back and connection to the London Plane tree. Photo courtesy Cassie Dugsin-Porchuk.

Tree mirroring for the 'good' of my back and connection to the London Plane tree. Photo courtesy Cassie Dugsin-Porchuk.