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Lewisboro Land Trust

Org #50010
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2014
year founded
$22,841
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Exposure to nature decreases anxiety, depression, and negative rumination; while at the same time increasing well being, and creative thinking. People with disabilities usually don't have the same access to nature and environmental education as the general public. The Lewisboro Land Trust Access Nature Program, reaches out to people with disabilities to enable them to experience the benefits of nature. We design each program to fit the needs of the individual group, sometimes using educational naturalists or nature programs. The goal of Access Nature Programs is to provide a comfortable. safe, enjoyable experience of nature while educating on the benefits gained. The ultimate goal is s... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Bonnie Robins
Bonnie Robins
Bobbe Stultz
Bobbe Stultz
Organization Information
PO Box 496
South Salem, NY 10590
United States
914-906-9596
Organization Information
PO Box 496
South Salem, NY 10590
United States
914-906-9596

Project Reports

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Jun 21, 2020
Access Nature gives soothing respite during Covid-19
This Spring the Covid-19 Pandemic, put a halt to the Access Nature Outdoor Programs. Like all group activities, the outdoor programs for our partner organizations had to be put on hold. The...
Feb 27, 2020
NEXT GENERATION NATURALIST AWARD
The Access Nature division of the Lewisboro Land Trust, is proud to introduce 10 year old Genesis Loja as the first recipient of the Next Generation Naturalist Ambassador Award. We first...
Jan 31, 2020
Connecting People with Disabilities to Nature- Three Simple Ways
What are three extra special elements of the Access Nature program that make it work? I have been active in various environmental education settings for the past 20 years. My colleagues and I have...
 
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