Partnering with doctors and other health care providers to prescribe time outdoors. Parkscriptions connects patients with positive outdoor experiences for healthier lifestyles and improved mental and physical health utilizing Whatcom Park Finder as a tool.
Our Stewardship of Fairhaven Park works to improve the trail system for public access and sustainable development, restoring wetland habitat through native plantings and removing invasive species.
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Recreation Northwest Pint Night at Kulshan Brewery Sunnyland TaproomWe’re combining two events into one! Basecamp Social & Recreation Northwest’s Parkscriptions Pint Night! Thank you to our friends and sponsors Kulshan Brewery for hosting a Pint Night for our Parkscriptions program. We invite the public to join all local Recreation Industry professionals who attend our Basecamp Social events (5:00 – 6:30) to come together for an evening... Read More →
Nature-based Physical Activity Prescription SurveyRecreation Northwest’s Parkscriptions program tool WhatcomParkFinder.org is built on the web platform created by our partners at Parks Rx America in “the other Washington”. Dr. Robert Zarr, MD, MPH, Founder and Medical Director of Park Rx America is partnering with Courtney Schultz, a PhD Candidate | Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management... Read More →
Built for a Purpose – Recreation Northwest’s Last BagsWe are proud to be partnering with eqpd out of Twisp, WA to help eliminate single-use bags and raise funds to help us fulfill our mission and continue to offer outstanding programming and events. For every Recreation Northwest LastBag sold, eqpd donates the full retail profit ($25) back to our organization as part of the Built for... Read More →