Nature Heals

A connection to nature is essential to human health and wellbeing.  If you are interested in learning about the healing power of nature, and understanding more about how nature increases health and improves wellbeing, you should attend our Nature-Based Therapies Public Forum on Sept. 30. For those interested in the application of nature-based therapies research, and how it can be applied to your workplace, clinic, or professional environments, consider attending our Nature-Based Therapies Research Symposium. More information about each event can be found on the page below.

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Nature Heals:
A Nature-Based Therapies Public Forum

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
3:00 - 4:30 PM
At this public forum, international experts will lead an exciting conversation about the human bond with the natural world, including plant and animal interactions, and the ways that connecting with nature increases individual health and community wellbeing.
This event features experts Terry Hartig, Joe Sempik, Jan Hassink, Cindy Wilson, and Agnes van den Berg, who will each share brief talks about their research and innovations in nature-based therapies.
Lectures will be followed by a panel discussion and question and answer with the audience.
General Public:      $20
U of MN Students: Free 

Coffman Theater
Coffman Memorial Union
300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota


A Nature-Based Therapies Research Symposium
Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

How can nature-based therapies research impact your work? This symposium is designed for those with a vested interest in the experiential application of this research, including clinicians, policy makers, urban designers, engineers, architects, landscape architects, research scientists, and other professionals. This one-day opportunity allows you to deeply explore nature-based therapies research through lectures and question/answer time with our panel of international experts.

October 1 - Symposium
$165 early bird
$175 after September 15th 

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
3675 Arboretum Drive
Chaska, MN 55318

Nature-Based Therapeutics is a partnership between the Center for Spirituality & Healing and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. 
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