There is so much research coming out of why it’s beneficial to spend time outside that we wanted to share it with you. Once a month we’ll share a collection of some of the best tidbits along with other park prescription success stories.
Hikers tour Hundred Acre Wood with Parkscriptions program
Recreation Northwest showed some 60 people a glimpse of the new trails in the fabled “Hundred Acre Wood” and kicked off the new Parkscriptions program to illustrate the benefits of spending time outdoors.
Natural medicine: Urban families explore benefits of the outdoors
Kids and families at UCSF Children’s Hospital in Oakland are getting a nature prescription as part of a program to encourage kids to go outside to improve their health.
How Nature Makes Us Happier and More Creative
Florence Williams has been writing about the tangible benefits of getting outdoors for years. Presenting the best of what she’s learned.
April is a co-founder and former co-Executive Director for Recreation Northwest. She has a passion for place and loves exploring, experiencing and sharing the beauty of the pacific northwest. She is currently working with Ocean Conservancy to protect our oceans, specifically the Arctic.