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Being Out in Nature Makes Us Healthy

Trees give off anti-microbial compounds.  People exercise and socialize out in wild places.  “It reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, and preterm birth, and increases sleep duration.” https://www.treehugger.com/health/huge-study-confirms-significant-health-benefits-nature.html

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Neat Poem About Listening to Nature

Here is a poem by Kristen Marshall.  She is an active volunteer  in  the Boulder Rights of Nature group.  Link  Every Thursday she used to  visit a sick friend, and make him pancakes.  She often walks to get places.  She would volunteer for the community bookstore. Still Life

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Tree Walk with Aborists in Boulder at CU

“Spring Color Tree Walks” Vince Aquino, Facilities Operations Arborist Alan Nelson, retired Outdoor Services Director Tuesday, May 22 & Wednesday, May 23, 5:00 PM |  CU Museum of Natural History |  South entrance of the Museum | FREE The CU Museum of Natural History and CU Facilities Management – Outdoor Services will be hosting their annual Spring Color Tree […]

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Fall Tree Walk at CU on Wednesday at 5 pm 10-25-17

 I relish this guided tour, where arborists show us the trees on the CU campus.  They tell us about the different trees, their history, and health. Event Description: Enjoy the splendor of Boulder in the fall! Join Facilities Operations Arborist Vince Aquino to learn about the unique history and features of different species of trees […]

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Trees Make Us Healthier, Smarter, and Happier

Alex Hutchinson in the New Yorker recounts “How Trees Calm Us Down“.  People recover faster when they can see trees.  They do better on tests after a walk by trees.  Seeing them thru a window or even a picture of a tree can help.  

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