I’ve been yearning for an adventure, to be wild, and this weekends journey didn’t disappoint. Paddling through the Oxnard waterways away from civilization into some of the last undeveloped space in our area where the sea meets the land. I observed a blue Herron gazing from the shore nestled away from development and humans. I used to see many more fishing in the harbor but it’s a rarity lately.
The water line was littered with styrofoam cups and trash but the baby ducks sauntered along following their elders unaware of any other existence free from human danger for now. They live among the waste in their last refuge, it pains me to know this area will likely be developed soon. I will continue to do whatever I can to stop those man made boundaries from expanding further and further past their welcome, to protect our magnificent marine environment and wildlife.
I’ve made it my goal to bring people closer to the wild to foster a deeper relationship with the local ecology, and through that a deeper awareness and respect for life. Mother Nature will take back her coast line eventually and we will have to accommodate her relentless plan. For now I flow with them, thank my lucky stars that I get to be in such a beautiful place in good company, and pray for all living beings and things. Who is interested in a kharma yoga trash clean up and adventure?💙