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Brain + Nature = Healthy
By Alison Hawkes
Bay Nature Magazine - January 1, 2017

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Using Parks to Improve Children’s Health
By Nate Seltenrich
Environmental Health Perspectives - October 1, 2015

Physicians in SF are prescribing park time to patients
By Laura Dudnick
The Examiner - April 26, 2015

Doctors' new prescription: 'Don't just exercise, do it outside' 
By Sandy Bauers
The Guardian – February 10, 2015

Park Prescriptions in Practice 
By Nooshin Razani, M.D., MPH; Curtis Chan, M.D., MPH; and Kristin Wheeler
Parks & Recreation - August 1, 2014

A Ramble Through the Woods Can Help Beat Stress-Related Health Issues
By Kendra Pierre-Louis
Earth Island Journal – July 11, 2014 

What Can I Do About Climate Change?
By Lisa Bennett
Moms Clean Air Force - May 19, 2014

The New Urban Advantage
By E.B. Boyd
Land + People - Spring/Summer 2014

A Prescription For Nature
By Daphne Miller, MD
National Parks Conservation Association - Spring 2014

Park Prescriptions: Healthcare and recreation services collaborate 
By Healthy Parks Healthy People Central
Parks Victoria - Spring 2014

A Natural Learning Environment
By Alec MacDonald
Bay Area Monitor - December 1, 2013 

The Sustainable Spread
By Kallie Markle
National Parks Conservation Association - Winter 2013

The Bay Area’s Healthy Parks, Healthy People Movement
By Sharol Nelson-Embry, East Bay Regional Park District
KQED Science - July 19, 2013

Getting Local Food at Your Local Park
By R. Adam Chasey
Bay Nature - November 15, 2010

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