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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Jon Snyder’s OREC Hotlist – July 2019From the desk of Jon Snyder Outdoor Recreation and Economic Development Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Jay Inslee July 2019 Costs to maintain state parks could skyrocket by billions State Court sides with river advocates on minimum flows and recreation What the outdoor rec industry doesn’t get about Pride Month Washington’s roads are becoming increasingly... Read More →
July Dose of Parkscriptions InspirationHere is your monthly dose of Parkscriptions related articles and information: Articles: A two-hour dose of nature every week could make you happier and healthier – Fast Company – by Adele Peters If you’re feeling stressed and want to take advantage of the health benefits of spending time in nature—which studies say can reduce depression... Read More →
Elsworth joins Board of Directors for Big Tent Outdoor Recreation CoalitionOn Friday, June 28th, Todd Elsworth attended his first Big Tent Outdoor Recreation Coalition meeting at their annual Board Retreat in Port Townsend, WA. as a board member. “I was honored to sit at the table with fellow leaders in Washington State’s outdoor recreation landscape,” Elsworth reflects. Elsworth will serve a 2 year term from... Read More →