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Increasing evidence indicates that nature exposure is associated with lower mortality, improved stress, mental health, attention, and mood. This evidence is driving a trend in nature prescription programs.
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is difficult work. It requires thinking and talking about ongoing emotions and relationships, topics that are complicated and sometimes taboo.
SNAP-Ed programs teach people to plan, shop, cook, and save to improve their health. SNAP-Ed also inspires people to grow their own food and support the local farm economy.
An increasing number of conservation interventions aim to reduce their negative impacts on vulnerable people and to provide incentives aimed at improving overall human well-being.
Nature Rx @Cornell is a dynamic and growing movement, represented by numerous individuals and units at the university, who have come together with a shared passion for the ways in which the natural beauty of our campus can positively impact every person
Check out the AHTA list of botanical gardens advancing the practice of horticulture as a therapy and the colleges and universities that offer an undergraduate or graduate degree in horticulture with a concentration in horticultural therapy.
Learn about how Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms is working to develop vegetable farming systems that eliminate synthetic fertilizers, increase soil water holding capacity, and stimulate soil microbial activity all while sequestering more carbon.
Stories of Change:
The following is a collection of tools from ABCD faculty members as well as individuals and organizations that embody the principles of ABCD in their work.
This program is now a self-paced program that collecting organizations from around the state can use to develop their own institution-wide emergency plan.