Community Toolkits and Metrics for Equitable Access to Nature

As more and more communities develop efforts to advance nature as a social determinant of health, toolkits and metrics for successful implementation are increasingly important and helpful, especially as we want to help ensure equitable engagement strategies and access for all community members. This workshop will look at guidelines that have been developed to assist communities in successful “nature as medicine” roll-outs, strategies, and evaluation of outcomes.

Workshop Leaders:

  • Teresa Penbrooke, GP RED’s Healthy Communities Research Group – Surveillance and Management Toolkit (2019 SHIFT Awards Official Selection)
  • Alexi McHugh, Research Associate, The Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy (2019 Emerging Leader)
  • Brandi Horton, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s TrailNation Project (2019 SHIFT Awards Official Selection)
  • Attila Bality, Outdoor Recreation Planner, National Park Service Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance Program (2018 SHIFT Awards Official Selection)
  • Linda Hwang, Managing Director, Strategy and Innovation, Trust for Public Land (2019 SHIFT Awards Official Selection)

 
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