Resources for supporting student mental and physical health through nature engagement

 Best practices for engaging diverse youth in parks nature sites, and other greenspace 

Rakow, Ibes, & Kim - book chapter

Resources related to inclusion, diversity, equity and access of YOC and other black, indigenous, and POC in parks & greenspaces.

A scoping review on the impact of nature on mental-health of college-aged students 

Meredith et al. (2019) 

C&NN ccurates and summarizes peer-reviewed scientific literature to help build the evidence base for advancing the children and nature movement.

The guide provides 11 tools and approaches that you can use to assess connection to nature, and it includes copies of those tools for easy access. The guide is also designed to help you choose the right tool for your needs, whether you work with young children, teenagers, or adults. 

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