Naturalist Thoughts

​If you’re reading this, it means that you love asking questions just as much as I do. I’m here to help you find all the answers. From educational articles to informative posts, Naturalist Thoughts is your source for all sorts of environmental, climate and wildlife knowledge.
Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis). Photo taken by Sommer Palmer in Lake of the Woods area.

What is Naturalist Thoughts

Naturalist Thoughts is a blog that highlights the importance of informed decisions and opinions on almost every aspect of the environment.

Written and Designed by Sommer Palmer, a young professional navigating her career in natural resources and research…


The main goal of this blog is to spread knowledge and awareness of current environmental topics in a non-polarized setting. These posts are meant to open the discussion of topics in a scientific fashion.

Forest landscape. Photo taken by Sommer Palmer at Falcon Beach Campsite, Manitoba.

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