TKF Research Advisor

The following peer-reviewed articles written by our TKF Foundation Research Advisor, Kathleen Wolf, PhD., to communicate important science and research findings some of which are drawn from work done by TKF/Nature Sacred Awardees.




Wolf, Kathleen L.; Urban green space for mental wellness: reflect, restore, and heal. CITY GREEN: A Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology Publication (2015) 11, 152-159.






Wolf, Kathleen L. Metro nature for mental health and wellness: horticulture secondary benefits. Chronica Horticulturae (2015)   55, 4: 5-11.




Wolf, Kathleen L. Green Strategies to Improve Public Health and Save Billions. International Innovation. (2015, October)



urban forestry & urban greening cover #2Wolf, Kathleen L.; Measells, Marcus K.; Grado, Stephen C.; Robbins, Alicia S.T. Economic values of metro nature health benefits: A life course approach. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening Volume 14, Issue 3 (2015, June 25): 694-701.







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