A Dose of Nature Improves Mental Health

A Dose of Nature Improves Mental Health

By Tracy Stanton This is a repost of an article written by Michelle Ma on the UW News feed. The title says it all, “Dose of nature at home could help mental health, well being during COVID-19.”Here is a brief excerpt from the story:“In light of stay-at-home orders,...
The Power of Parks in a Pandemic

The Power of Parks in a Pandemic

By Tracy Stanton I want to pass along a few articles that caught my attention over the past many weeks. You’ll note the themes and reoccurring importance of local governments: infrastructure, vital services, urban parks and open space. They all touch on some aspect of...