Earth Day Reflections from the Ventura Botanical Gardens


by Tracy N. Long, Ph.D. Over the last two years, more people have discovered what many already knew, the healing power of experiencing nature in beautiful outdoor spaces. We were encouraged to go outside, breath fresh air, and get some exercise during the pandemic. We heard that enjoying the natural world was good for our physical and psychological health. This was not news for some of us who are lucky enough to spend most of our time outdoors. Hoodia As the administrative director of the Ventura Botanical Gardens, I am keenly aware of how beneficial a visit to [...]