A WALK IN THE PARK Overcoming that 'nature deficit disorder'
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Hobbs State Park Conservation Area offers many special programs and recently I attended a presentation by guest speaker Donald Wleklinski on the topic of “Restorative and Healing Powers of Being in Nature.” Wleklinski (Mental Health Coordinator at the University of Arkansas) focused his talk specifically on the benefits children gain from spending time in nature and what they stand to lose if they aren’t provided these important opportunities.
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Opinion, Pages 6 on 04/13/2011