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.
Jan 12, 2021
A study of students at seven U.S. universities identified risk factors for greater mental health impacts linked to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 21, 2020
Parents from diverse backgrounds value parks that offer playgrounds, sports fields and green spaces, and safety, according to a survey from NC State researchers.
Nov 30, 2020
In a new paper, researchers highlight the contributions of Ada S. McKinley to the parks and recreation and settlement house movements.
Nov 13, 2020
Saving cultural and historic sites from climate change will require a new approach to heritage preservation, an NC State expert argues.
Sport can negatively impact the environment, something teams and colleges across the country are working to remedy.
Sep 16, 2020
NC State researchers predict quaking aspen trees, known for their brilliant foliage in fall, will visibly decline along three scenic drives in Colorado.
Sep 3, 2020
Why? Because parents listen to their children.
Jul 22, 2020
Green schoolyards could be a huge boost for kids. These researchers want to prove it.
Jun 24, 2019
Community health researchers saw fewer elementary-age kids, particularly girls, in New York City public parks following crime reports.
May 6, 2019
A new study finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change.
Oct 22, 2018
Even rural kids today spend more time in front of screens and less time outdoors, according to a new study of middle-school students in South Carolina.
Apr 12, 2018
Research with VR goggles gives landscape designers fresh insight on how green landscapes refresh city residents.
Jan 30, 2018
Researchers hit the trails to find out who's using urban greenways for recreation. Their results can help improve greenway design.
Oct 24, 2017
Playing Pokémon Go gets students moving, including those who aren't gamers. Public health experts say that's a good thing.