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It's nature's way of healing. Nature Based Therapeutics are professionally facilitated interactions with plants, animals and natural landscapes to bring about measurable outcomes in human health and well-being. It is nature's way of healing all people in physical, social, emotional and cognitive ways.

 

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9/29/17 7 Simple Changes To Your Home That Fight Depression
Prevention
8/15/17 Why You Need to Try Forest Bathing
The Dr. Oz Show
7/23/17 With yurts, campers and Wi-Fi, millennials fuel Minnesota camping boom
Star Tribune
6/12/17 Dog Owners Walk 22 Minutes More Per Day. And Yes, It Counts As Exercise
All Things Considered, Minnesota Public Radio
 3/2/17 Why nature is the best prescription
Mother Nature Network
3/1/17 Anxious, depressed, distracted - what if the cure is just outside?
Grist.org 
2/3/17 VIDEO: The Nature Fix - What Happens When You Spend Just 5 Minutes in Nature?
WWNorton
 1/2017 Roots to Healing: A brief survey of the past, present and future of plant-based remedies in Minnesota
University of Minnesota - CBS Blogs 
 9/2016

Pause with PAWS (or hooves or claws)
University of Minnesota CE+HD Connect 

 8/9/16 The Hidden Dog in Us All
BEING - with Krista Tippett 
 7/18/16 Forest bathing---improve your health by immersing yourself in nature
WTIP Community Radio 
7/1/16 Read to a Dog
Minnesota Women's Press 
 6/22/16 Minnesota 'forest bathers' turn to Mother Nature for healing
Star Tribune
 6/15/16

The healing power of dogs is unleashed in Orlando
MPR News

 5/26/16 Tapping the curative powers of nature at the Arboretum
Star Tribune
 5/12/16 Doggy Deluxe: Arboretum opens membership to the dogs
Southwest News Media
 5/1/2016 "Pet Away Stress" (U of M PAWS Clinic) - video
Life to the Max TV
 5/3/2016 Reaping the benefit of urban greenery
Minnesota Daily
 2016 Get Healthy, Get a Dog: The health benefits of canine companionship
Harvard Health Publications: Harvard Medical School
4/27/16 How can nature and design improve our mental health? (Video of Panel Discussion)
Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota 
4/13/16 U of M Gives Students Chance to 'PAWS'
KSTP 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS 
3/31/16 Rainbow Babies hospital garden addition coming with Republican National Convention
Cleveland.com 
 3/17/16 A natural high
Nature  
3/8/16 UMR Students De-stress with Therapy Dogs and a Chicken (video)
ABC6 News 

3/3/16

Animal-Assisted Interactions Program Specialist, Tanya Bailey, MSW, LICSW, receives University of Minnesota Outstanding Community Service Award for the PAWS Program.
The award recognizes the significant contributions you have made to the community, including building University-community partnerships and programs that benefit university students, faculty, staff, community partners, and citizens. 
Congratulations, Tanya! 
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12/10/2015 Aids for De-Stressing Students
University of Minnesota News 
November 2015 Therapy Chickens: Creating Bonds And Improving Health
Urban Farm Online
10/20/2015

New Help for Homesick Students on Campus
Wall Street Journal view the actual article (top of the fold!)

10/14/2015 Nature program nurtures
MN Daily 
7/1/2015 A Celebration of Gardens and Community
Live Happy Media 
 6/24/2015 Tackling anxiety on campus: Can a therapy chicken help?
MinnPost  
5/27/2015 Be happy and lean; exercise green!
Health Talk - University of MN
5/11/2015 College U of Minnesota students use pets to destress during finals
USA Today
2/11/2015 Voices Gardens: The World's Oldest Therapists
National Geographic 
1/21/2015 U students hug animals to quell stress
Fox9.com
12/2014 Southwest Metro Service Animals: The Healing Power of Pets
Southwest Metro Magazine 
8/20/2014 Here's how to reap mental, physical rewards of gardening
The Dallas Morning News 
2014 Green Cities: Good Health
University of Washington Urban Forestry/Urban Greening Research