Nature Nurtures

I will get outside and reconnect with nature more often. FACT: Spending time in nature is linked to both cognitive benefits and improvements in mood, mental health and emotional well-being. SourceNurtured by nature (

Family on a bike ride on a leafy trail.

The benefits of getting outside with nature are well documented and are right up there with diet and exercise when it comes to maintaining a healthy body and mind.  “For so long, we’ve thought of green space as an amenity or a perk. We’re trying to reframe it as a fundamental driver of health outcomes.” Feeling Stressed? Find Your Nearest Tree| Stories at

Nurture Nature: When you walk in the wild, leave no trace. Think about how you can give back. In your garden, plant for pollinators, restore natural habitat. Think Big Picture: In Muskoka protection of our waterfront and wetlands is not only essential to our well-being but to our community’s economy. Talk to your local representative. What Is Ecotourism – The International Ecotourism Society

Everything is Connected: “Let’s change the way we relate to nature and work with it — not against it — to address the problems of biodiversity loss, climate change, and community well-being.” Nature-based solutions – David Suzuki Foundation

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