Tamberly Conway, PhD

Tamberly Conway, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Conservation Conexions, LLC, serves as an Association of Nature and Forest Therapy (ANFT) Certified Guide, ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Trail Consultant and Director of the ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Trail Program.  Dr. Conway holds a B.S. in Wildlife Management from McNeese State University, a M.S. in Forest Recreation Management, and a Ph.D. in Forestry, focusing on Human Dimensions in Natural Resources from the College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University. Dr. Conway served for 12 years with the USDA Forest Service Conservation Education Program in Texas and Washington, D.C. where she focused upon diversity engagement in health and nature, forest health/human health relationships and community empowerment in conservation.  During her tenure with the USFS, she worked to propel Forest Therapy within the agency and among the diverse communities through funding bilingual Forest Therapy sessions at community events, engaging with Park Rx America in health and nature collaborations, and the implementation of the first-ever bilingual ANFT Forest Therapy training in collaboration with a number of diverse partner organizations, and is now advancing the remote Forest Therapy among USFS employees and partners in connection with a USFS partner agreement.  Dr. Conway is currently serving to advance the first ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Trail on National Forest lands, on El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico, with numerous partners such as The Mission Continues, Forest Bathing PR, ANFT and Corazon Latino.

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