Healthy By Nature
Increasing access to the health benefits of nature
Experience the Healing Power of Nature
A growing body of scientific evidence confirms that when you interact with nature, you can become healthier and more productive.
We want to make sure all British Columbians have the opportunity to experience parks and their healing power.
Doctors recommend spending a minimum of 2 hours a week outside. Through our Healthy By Nature initiative, you can access tips and information about the healing power of nature.
Join the 25x25 expedition to find out how you can be healthy by nature: www.25x25.ca
Get a Nature Prescription
Through Park Prescriptions, we are working with healthcare professionals to prescribe time in nature to those who need it most. Featuring practical resources like quick tips and patient handouts, its goal is to make prescribing time in nature straightforward and effective. Each prescriber who registers with PaRx will receive a nature prescription file customized with a unique provider code, and instructions for how to prescribe and log nature prescriptions. If you are a health care professional or would like more information about Park Prescriptions: www.parkprescriptions.ca
Thank you to our Healthy By Nature program partners:
See below for more information on current projects.
Every plant, animal or tree that dies creates a better foundation for other plants to grow and animals to thrive. As such, let’s accept and be grateful for the dead ends, plans or projects that we lose: because these create a stronger and more enlightened foundation for us to build something better for our future.”