Health and Wellness

PBS NewsHour

Learn why doctors are prescribing nature to patients, and how The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, in collaboration with the San Francisco Veterans’ Medical Center, support the VA W.A.R.I.O.R. Program which seeks to improve Veterans’ mental health and wellness by prescribing time in nature.

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The Healthy Parks Healthy People: Bay Area collaborative (HPHP: Bay Area) was created in 2011 with the goal of improving the well-being of Bay Area residents through the regular use of parks and public lands. This collaborative brought together more than 50 park, health, and community organizations dedicated to building...
Food for the Parks
Health and Wellness
Food for the Parks: Case Studies of Sustainable Food in America’s Most Treasured Places
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Park Prescription programs are designed in collaboration with public land agencies, health care providers, and community partners to improve individual and community health.
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Healthy Parks Healthy People: Bay Area, A Roadmap and Case Study for Regional Collaboration uses the HPHP: Bay Area Collaborative to share lessons with other collaborations looking to link parks and health across the country.
Muir Woods
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Creating and Strengthening Park Prescription Programs is a three-part webinar series that explores key elements for successful Park Prescription programs.
PowerPoint slide titled "Creating and Strengthening Park Prescriptions Programs: A Three-Part Webinar Series
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September 16, 2016

Creating and Strengthening Park Prescription Programs is a three-part webinar series that explores key elements for successful Park Prescription programs.
PowerPoint slide titled "Creating and Strengthening Park Prescriptions Programs: A Three-Part Webinar Series
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September 16, 2016

Creating and Strengthening Park Prescription Programs is a three-part webinar series that explores key elements for successful Park Prescription programs.
PowerPoint slide titled "Creating and Strengthening Park Prescriptions Programs: A Three-Part Webinar Series
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September 16, 2016

Creating and Strengthening Park Prescription Programs is a three-part webinar series that explores key elements for successful Park Prescription programs.
Our Work
The Power of Park Prescriptions Building on a National Movement is a stock presentation that provides a history and overview of the National ParkRx Initiative.