We build strong watersheds that in turn help us build strong and resilient communities. Help build your community today!
Healthy watersheds provide more ecosystem services to our communities; ecosystem services include providing clean water and air, regulating localized climates, increasing resilience to disturbances like fires, floods, and windstorms, and cycle nutrients needed for food crops and animals.
You can be an environmental steward in your own backyard by planting trees, removing invasive species and putting up bird feeders or bat houses.
The American Psychological Association supports the findings of the positive impacts nature has on our attitudes, development, mental disorders, etc., saying, “Increasing evidence demonstrates the many benefits of nature on psychological and physical well-being, including reduced stress, greater physical health, more creativity, and improved concentration.”
“Outdoor activities can help alleviate symptoms of Alzheimers, dementia, stress, and depression, and can improve cognitive function in those recently diagnosed with breast cancer.” – University of Washington College of the Environment
Sign up for a Stewardship Saturday event to help us protect and restore the natural area at Columbia Springs!