Direct quotes from leaders:

“Noticed participants feeling good about themselves, less anxious, more relaxed.”

“Many of our clients still did not know that many of the parks in Westchester are free and welcoming of all.”

“They were both more relaxed and happier after this event. They all reported positive feelings to me when questioned about their experience that day.”

“Yes, absolutely a regular nature program would be beneficial. They love it and talk about it often.”

“Our clientele wants to go on hikes at nature centers more often.”

“Our participants are more social, engaging, being more aware of their surroundings in nature.”

“Noticed a desire to want to learn more about nature, excitement about being outdoors.”