Jon Young’s Home Page – Tracker, Mentor, Author

Connecting People with Nature,

Inspiring Global & Personal Regeneration

jon young white shirtMy life’s work is connecting people deeply to nature. Through over 25 years of mentoring, I’ve seen that deep nature connection changes us. It rewires us and enables us to make much more of our human potential.

“I collaborate with organizations and individuals around the world who are seeking to foster deeper community and nature connections through the power of cultural and coyote mentoring principles. My keynote talks and trainings are based on a lifetime of personal experience combined with the input and guidance of cultural specialists from around the world.” – Jon Young


what-the-robin-knows-coverDiscover the Language of Nature

There is a universal language in nature. Birds are the sentries of the forest, providing warning through their calls and postures of approaching animals and people.

Learn how to interpret the language of the birds in this groundbreaking and engaging book. Available on the 8 Shields Webstore.

“Jon Young is one of the heroes of the new nature movement… with What the Robin Knows, he opens a door to a universe that overlaps modern life, a world lost to most, but found by some—because of teachers like Jon. This elegant book will deepen the kinship between humans and other species. It decodes our common language.”

—Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle and Last Child in the Woods


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Bird Language Leaders logoExperience Bird Language

Bird Language Leaders events provide field-based trainings in the skills of interpreting bird language. Experience the core routines of bird language as shared in What the Robin Knows through these engaging live events. Find an event near you on the Nature Connection Mentoring Foundation calendar.

Kalahari Expedition with Jon Young

Spring, 2016


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