Nature Necessities (by Teresa Amaral Beshwate, MPH)

John Muir, mountaineer and father of the national parks famously wrote, “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” Although John Muir lived only until 1914, his words could not be truer today. Humans were officially deemed an “urban species” in 2008 when the […]