Stories from The Emerald Alliance

Protecting Vital Farmland Near the Snohomish River

By Tracy StantonDecember 2020 In the recent monthly newsletter from the Conservation Finance Network, our own Washington Farmland Trust was featured for its innovative funding approach to protecting vital farmland near the Snohomish River. Excerpt:...

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Why We Need Access to Nature to Cope with COVID-19

By Kathleen Wolf, Ph.D.   Photo credit: Guy KramerCOVID-19 has raised so many questions in our lives – and provided a few answers. Abrupt life changes have put into sharp focus what is important and valued. The experience of shelter-in-place, and...

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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...

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