Nature walks

December 15, 2017

Jodi Lastman

In urban spaces, connecting with nature can be a real challenge. Planned nature walks are a great opportunity to get out into green spaces and explore the natural world surrounding us, even in big cities. Informed exposure to the natural world instils a sense of wonder and excitement in people of all ages. A nature walk is also a great way for a park group to engage the community in a new, interesting way. Developing a deeper understanding of your park builds a shared sense of ownership that can help community members see themselves as stewards of the park and surrounding area. You can tailor nature walks to perfectly suit any audience at just about any time of the year. The occasional immersion in our natural surroundings is great for the body, soul, and mind! Here are some tips for planning successful nature walks in your community:

 

 

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