Getting outdoors is good for everyone. It helps combat stress, build community, and keep your mind and body healthy. But it takes encouragement from inside homes, schools, and the community to get people outside. Read for the benefits of getting outdoors and how to combat the hindrances that keep us from doing so.
Kids in Nature
As Americans, it’s easy for us to recognize the issues surrounding children and their lack of connection to and interaction with nature here in the United States; but the problem of children disconnecting from nature is truly a global challenge. In March, Kids in Parks Director Jason Urroz attended the Salzburg Global Seminar’s session titled, “The Child in the City: Health, Parks, and Play,” to work with 50 leaders representing 23 countries to address the multiple facets of this important issue.