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Greenspace Design for Health & Well-being

Blarbuie WoodlandRobin Walter is co-author with Aileen Shackell of Greenspace Design for Health & Well-being, published by the Forestry Commission in Spring 2012. This FC Practice Guide will assist healthcare practitioners to make the most of their outdoor spaces and develop them for therapeutic purposes.

Download it here (6.3mb) or order a hard copy from FC here

There is an impressive array of evidence now on how trees and woods in particular are beneficial for health.
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