Sep 29, 2021
A study led by researchers from NC State found the use of outdoor parks and trails in urban areas of North Carolina declined in the summer of 2020.
Sep 21, 2021
NC State researchers found natural spaces like woods or gardens were relatively rare in a small sample of elementary and middle schools in Wake County.
Mar 8, 2021
A study from North Carolina State University found outdoor play and nature-based activities helped buffer some of the negative mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for adolescents.
Aug 5, 2020
A new study found solitary activities like hunting, fishing or exploring outside are key to building strong bonds between children and nature.
Oct 24, 2017
Playing Pokémon Go gets students moving, including those who aren't gamers. Public health experts say that's a good thing.
Jun 7, 2016
Six-state study finds that recreation had less of an impact on wildlife distribution than factors such as forested habitat and housing density.