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...
Special edition of the journal IMPACT

Special edition of the journal IMPACT

By Tracy Stanton Across the conservation community, there is nearly constant focus on how to drive more funding to on-the-ground investments in land protection and restoration. I am pleased to share the special edition of the journal IMPACT (published by the American...