PaRx: A Prescription for Nature and Health

  • Date

    January 20, 2022

  • Time

    1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

  • Location

    Zoom Webinar

  • Building

Congress Registration


Nature prescriptions were named one of the top eight global wellness trends in 2019. And it's no surprise — research shows that kids and adults who spend more time in nature are happier and healthier. Join us to learn more about PaRx — Canada's first national, evidence-based nature prescription program, powered by the BC Parks Foundation — and how nature-and-health principles can be applied in landscape work to improve personal and community well-being.


  • Melissa Lem

    Dr. Melissa Lem MD, CCFP, FCFP

    BC Parks Foundation


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  • Jennie McCaffrey

    Jennie McCaffrey B.Sc, M.A.

    Engaging Change Consulting

    Jennie is an experienced educator, facilitator and project manager, specializing in leading strategic initiatives with non-profit organizations, and collaborating with provincial and federal government, school districts and industry groups that aim to change behaviours and empower people to protect the environment.

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