We know that healthy natural systems support healthy communities, and in this session of Connecting for Conservation, two experts panelists discussed the science and research behind the importance of connection to nature for human health and well-being, and why and how we can ensure more equitable access.

Photo by Theo Stroomer, courtesy of The Trust for Public Land.

Benita Hussain

Director, 10 Minute Walk, The Trust for Public Land

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Dr. Scott D. Sampson

Executive Director and William R. and Gretchen B. Kimball Chair of the California Academy of Sciences

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Date Start Time End Time
June 11, 2020 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Contact Information

Dominique Gómez: dominique.gomez@colostate.edu

Key Themes

  • Community-based conservation
  • Diversity equity inclusion
  • Resiliency
  • Urban nature