Research has shown that being out in nature lowers levels of depression, stress levels, anxiety, rumination and hypertension.
The university is currently designing the second restoration phase and construction will begin as early as fall 2022.
The event included in-person cleanups and virtual workshops.
Without the ability to travel beyond their homes, many turned to gardening as a creative, physical outlet.
Laughing can be a terrific coping mechanism.
We need to rethink our relationship with nature.
Some 125 trees have been cut down due to construction projects.