Need a nature prescription?

Health care practitioners are recognizing the health benefits of spending even short periods of time in nature, handing out “nature prescriptions” to help treat a variety of medical conditions, from post-cancer fatigue to obesity, hypertension (high blood pressure),...

Nature essential for the Brain

I was doing some research to support an evaluation plan, and found this fascinating article from the Boston Globe. A great reminder of the importance of spending time in nature for enhancing our concentration and lowering stress levels:...

Richard Louv

Had a great experience at the Latornell Biodiversity conference, punctuated by two inspiring sessions with Richard Louv. Reminded me of the importance not only of creating programs to connect kids with nature, but of sharing our vision and building a social and...