For the Media

Resources for journalists and bloggers seeking information related to the creation of meaningful urban greenspaces that connect people and nature.


Sacred Place at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center garners prestigious healthcare design award

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New study out: Reduced symptoms of burnout noted in nurses who spent one break a day in a hospital garden

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A crop of new Firesouls is celebrated in Northeast Alabama

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“Heart of the Hospital” launches

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Introducing STEP into the Garden

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One to watch: the SHIFT Summit

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And…we’re live!

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Even small urban green spaces can lower depression rates, new research confirms

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Fountains in urban green spaces

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Nature is Sanctuary.

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“Veteran’s Day Focus: Healing PTSD with Nature” — The DIRT, ASLA

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“Group works to engage people in Baltimore’s ‘sacred places:’ outdoor gardens and green space” – The Baltimore Sun

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“‘Forest bathing’ aims for a full body and spirit immersion in N.J. Pinelands” – Philly.com

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“New executive director named at TKF Foundation in Annapolis” – The Capital Gazette

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“Prioritizing Disaster Recovery Projects Through a Social Resilience Lens” — Route Fifty

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“Film documents rebirth of Queens garden” – Builder

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“5 years after Hurricane Sandy: One Queens community heals” – AccuWeather

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“‘Health system studies therapy garden’s effect on ICU nurses'” – Health Facilities Management

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“Archtober Building of the Day #10: Naval Cemetery at the Brooklyn Navy Yard” – The Architects Newspaper

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“From Orange to Green” – Living on Earth, PRI’s Environmental News Magazing

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  Films

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  Recent Research

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New study out: Reduced symptoms of burnout noted in nurses who spent one break a day in a hospital garden

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Even small urban green spaces can lower depression rates, new research confirms

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Neighborhood green space and health in a large urban center

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Designer’s approach for scene selection in tests of preference and restoration along a continuum of natural to manmade environments

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Nature and the Environment: The Psychology of Its Benefits and Its Protection

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Preliminary Analysis of TKF “Book & Bench” texts

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Seeing the forest for the trees: hybridity and social-ecological symbols, rituals and resilience in post-disaster contexts

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Refuges of local resilience: Community gardens in post-Sandy New York City

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Recognizing Stewardship Practices as Indicators of Social Resilience

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Holistic Care in the US Military I—The Epidaurus Project

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Fast Fact


Stress Reduction

Exposure to nearby nature can effectively reduce stress.