In the continued recognition that access to nature improves health and well-being, as especially important to children’s growth, development, and socialization, doctors in Philadelphia are now prescribing time in nature for underserved youth. See the full article here.

At the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in South Philly, a group of kids — including Safir Wearind (foreground), 10 — participate in a camp. In the background is Brianna Patrick, environmental education supervisor. (CLEM MURRAY/Staff photographer)

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