The Northwest Nature & Health Symposium

Thu
26
Oct2017

October 26, 2017, 8 am – 5:30pm

Center for Urban Horticulture, University of Washington 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105

This one-day symposium will bring together professionals and community leaders to explore common goals and collective strategies related to the human health benefits of being in nature, from gardens to wildlands.

Join us to learn about the latest innovations in research, policy, and practice; discuss common challenges; and identify shared opportunities to collectively, andequitably, expand the potential of nature to improve our health. Featuring a lunchtime panel with Sally Jewell, Former US Secretary of the Interior and CEO of REI, Jesús Aguirre, Superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation, and Philip Wu, Member of the Community Benefit Team, Kaiser Permanente Northwest.