What was once an overgrown, neglected park was transformed by the volunteers and operations staff of Annapolis Maritime Museum into a safe and beautiful waterfront park for the Annapolis community.
"...we wanted to evaluate whether people who enjoyed greater exposure to natural spaces during the first COVID-19 lockdown had better mental health indicators than those who had no contact with natural areas" https://t.co/sq0677Dgcv
“Getting out in nature seems to relax the brain’s frontal lobes and relieve this attention fatigue...The gist is that natural environments are just stimulating enough to gently engage the brain’s attention without unhelpfully concentrating it."
How can we take an intersectional, anti-racist approach to planning urban green spaces as a public health measure? Policy-makers, planners & public health professionals can learn from critical race & theory scholars in pushing for multidisciplinary action.
105 Annapolis Street
Annapolis, MD 21401