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The Big Here Quiz for Watershed Awareness

You live in the big here. Wherever you live, your tiny spot is deeply intertwined within a larger place, imbedded fractal-like into a wh*** system called a watershed, which is itself integrated with other watersheds into a tightly interdependent biome. (See the world eco-region map ). At the ultimate level, your home is a cell in an organism called a planet. All these levels interconnect. What do you know about the dynamics of this larger system around you? Most of us are ignorant of this matrix. But it is the biggest interactive game there is. Hacking it is both fun and vital. The following exercise in watershed awareness was hatched 30 years ago by Peter Warshall, naturalist extraordinaire... The intent of this quiz is to inspire you to answer the questions you can't initially.

Two years ago, I took on The Big Here Quiz.

I now carry a deeper understanding of the place where I live and what I've learned has made where I live now seem more like home.

Try the quiz for yourself!


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Comment by PJE on March 30, 2010 at 5:19pm
Thanks for this Mita Williams,
It is a really good set of questions and there is a good number of answers I am going to have to get one and find out about.
Best wishes
PJE
Comment by PJE on March 30, 2010 at 5:20pm
I think I might try and do it with my son this weekend.

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