The Nature Study aims to advance knowledge of the health benefits of time spent outdoors. Our goal is to learn how early life experiences and circumstances shape attitudes toward nature engagement throughout an individual’s life and the potential to connect to adult health outcomes. 


We are recruiting up to 100 people to participate in our pilot study.  Please provide the following information so that we can contact you with details on participating in our duration of effects study of nature contact.


Please respond that you voluntarily agree to provide your contact information to participate in this study of health effects of nature.  Contact information and intended dates of nature contact will only be seen by the research team for use in planning your study participation and will NOT be shared outside this research.  Your data will be protected on a secured university data base and will remain protected whether or not you become a participant in this study. 


If you have any questions about this study, you can contact Linda Tomasso at

Thank you again for your time and participation.