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Lecture: Nature Rx: the Benefits are Real

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center
124 Comstock Knoll Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

Multiple studies have concluded that spending even a few hours each week in nature can improve mood, cognitive ability, alertness, ability to concentrate, social connection and overall sense of well-being. Nature Rx @Cornell is a dynamic and growing movement, represented by numerous individuals and units at the university, who have come together with a shared passion for the ways in which the natural beauty of our campus can positively impact every person's well-being. This presentation will include an overview of the Nature Rx program which includes the Nature Prescription program at Cornell Health.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

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Lecture

Departments

Cornell Botanic Gardens, Cornell Health, School of Integrative Plant Science, Sustainability

Tags

botanic_gardens_featured

Website

http://cornellbotanicgardens.org

Hashtag

#cornellbotanicgardens

Contact E-Mail

km274@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Kevin Moss

Contact Phone

6072547430

Speaker

Don Rakow, Catherine Thrasher-Carroll

Speaker Affiliation

School of Intergrative Plant Science, Horticulture Section and Mental Health Promotion Program Director, Skorton Center for Health Initiatives, Cornell Health


Dept. Web Site

https://cornellbotanicgardens.org/

Disability Access Information

The Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center is a fully accessible facility.

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