Nature Walks for Mental Health


Wednesday, June 19, 2024
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Environmental Interpretive Center (map)

These 45-minute guided nature walks are held bimonthly at the Environmental Interpretive Center (EIC). These walks arePeople walk on a trail overlaid on graphic picture of the Fair Lane Lake. Text with dates and information about NWMH Summer 2024. great opportunities to meet new people, escape stress, and improve environmental wellness.

Each stroll is led by EIC Naturalist, who will point out and explain any interesting wildlife and natural phenomena that we come across along the way. In addition to this, a Mental Health and Wellness Peer Educator from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will also attend each session to host brief guided meditations and mental health check-ins. 

2024 Dates:

  • May 22
  • June 5
  • June 19 (special Juneteenth event)
  • July 17
  • August 7 (celebration event)

These walks are open to students, staff, faculty, and community members and all abilities are welcomed. Attendees will be entered into a swag raffle for every walk that they complete during the Summer semester and will have the opportunity to win prizes like bottles of EIC maple syrup, high quality mugs, water bottles, tote bags, candles, and so much more during the final walk & celebration!

ALL are welcome! If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this event (e.g. accommodations) feel free to contact Laura Mallard at [email protected] so that we can plan accordingly!

Hosted by

Environmental Interpretive Center, Planet Blue Ambassadors, Mental Health & Wellness Peer Educators


Alexis Kott

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