About NatureRx

As a member of a national network of college campuses promoting spending time in nature, Campus Nature Rx, NatureRx at UConn is a University-wide initiative that brings together SHaW-Mental Health, environmentally oriented student organizations and academic departments to explore and promote the benefits of seeking nature on campus and nearby areas.

To contact someone about NatureRx at UConn, please email Dr. Cynthia Jones

Website funding provided by:

Institute of the Environment
Institute of the Environment Office of Sustainability
Uconn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Other Participants

Student Health and Wellness - Mental Health
Univ. Planning Design and Construction
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

People

Cynthia Jones

Cynthia Jones

Instigator of NatureRx at UConn and contact person. Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Director of the Plant Biodiversity Conservatory and Research Core.

Susan McEvoy

Susan McEvoy

NatureRx web site design and construction. Graduate student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology interested in bioinformatics and forest tree genomics.

Henry Frye

Henry Frye

NatureRx at UConn map maker and trial hiker. Graduate student the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology interested in ecology and remote sensing.

Samantha Morris

Samantha Morris

Staff Psychologist and NatureRx Collaborator, SHaW – Mental Health

Stephen Kelly

Stephen Kelley

Place descriptions for NatureRx, Landscape Architect Major, Class ’21.

Junyi Shi

Junyi Shi

Place descriptions for NatureRx, Landscape Architect Major, Class ’21.

Jill Wegrzen

Jill Wegrzyn

Logo designer and Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Emma Macdonald

Emma Macdonald

Initial EcoHusky and Office of Sustainability Liaison and NatureRx at UConn collaborator, Natural Resources Major, Class of ’21.