The medicine of being in the forest is multi-faceted.
For decades scientists have been researching the physiological benefits of time spent in nature. The studies linked above are just a small sample of the robust body of research that seems to agree that humans function best with regular access to nature.
For a detailed review of the science that supports Forest Therapy please visit the
Association of Nature and Forest Therapy.
The media seems to be catching on.
UW Daily interviewed me for a story about Forest Bathing:
Rachel Belle featured our work on Kiro 7 News:
And an article I wrote for Insteading.com:
And an article featuring our Earth Day event at Rockport State Park: