Built Environment Resources

Proximity to parks plays a part in physical fitness

Healthy parks, healthy people: The health benefits of contact with nature in a park context (A review of relevant literature)

Conserving Land; Preserving Human Health: Evidence suggests that children and adults benefit so much from contact
with nature that land conservation can now be viewed as a public health strategy; by Howard Frumkin, M.D., and Richard Louv

Sydney Morning Herald – More Fertile Imagination: From the Sydney Morning Herald

Benefits of Gardening for Children: Fact Sheet

Letter from Children & Nature Network to Committee on LEED for Neighborhood Development,
U.S. Green Building Council