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PhD Research: Evaluating the use of prescriptions to walk in nature for patients with mild to moderate depressio

Greetings,I am reaching out to the C&NN community to inquire about research focused on the use of prescriptions to spend time in nature for patients suffering from depression.Thank you, the literature surrounding prescriptive models for…See More
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Nature Play The Day Away!

Close your eyes…

Think of one of your favorite memories as a child.

Does it involve being outside? How do you feel when you think of this memory and what feelings did you have as a child in this memory? For many people, when asked these questions, the response usually involves an outdoors experience with friends and/or family with lots of happiness, excitement, adventure, and satisfaction. My memory is when my brother and I used the swing set to create a mud…


Posted by Reid Park Zoo Education on November 24, 2017 at 3:16pm

Natural Scientists Right from the Start

It's going to be another great year at Schoolmates. The new Explorers arrived in the rain on Wednesday, September 6. Everyone had raincoats and asked, "Are we going to hike today?" A little rain wasn't going to stop these enthusiastic children.

After some…


Posted by Ann Courcy on November 14, 2017 at 5:56am

A Clearing in the Woods

It took two days of asking and bargaining, but I got Aurora and Stephen to take a hike with me. Actually, for months I have "led by example." I walk or hike whenever possible. Stephen and Aurora know my beliefs about exercise and being in nature, yet they fight my attempts to get them outside. When motivating children, "lead by example" gets you only so far. After that it's bargain,…


Posted by Ann Courcy on September 4, 2017 at 7:29pm




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