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Urban Nature for Human Health and Well-being
posted Mar 27, 2019 12:12 PM by doutlaw

Urban Nature for Human Health and Well-Being, a new report by the USDA Forest Service’s National Urban Forestry Technology and Science Delivery Team, shares the most current research related to nature and public health, providing a resource to help natural resource professionals, health professionals, urban planners, architects, educators, and community groups effectively communicate the health benefits of nature to their constituents. The report provides an overview of the current research in five key areas: pollution and physical health, active living, mental health, stress reduction, and social health, cohesion, and resilience, and discusses issues of social equity and access to nature in urban environments.

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Kids in the Woods team awarded City of Gainesville 2018 Star Good Neighbor Award
posted Mar 27, 2019 12:13 PM by doutlaw

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs presented the Star Good Neighbor Award to the Kids in the Woods team on March 26, 2019.


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