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Therapeutic Gardens and Covid-19

Therapeutic gardens provide support for medical staff.

Horticulture Therapy to the Rescue

Horticulture Therapy To the Rescue

 

 

AHTA Board member, Gary Altman, interviewed on The List.

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American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Extends Student Award Submission Deadline

Due to disruptions caused by the current pandemic, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is extending the submission deadline for the 2020 ASLA Student Awards to Sunday, May 31, at 11:59 pm PST.  

"ASLA Student Awards are the most prestigious honors for landscape architecture students in the United States and around the world," said President Wendy Miller, FASLA. "We want to make sure that the program remains a robust reflection of the best and brightest the profession has to offer, so we're giving students a little more time to get their submissions together."  

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Gardening and Flowers can provide support during difficult times

These fact sheets have resources to support you and those around you during these difficult times.

How gardening will keep you well during the coronavirus pandemic

 

How flowers can help during the coronavirus pandemic

Gardening as an Escape in Difficult Times

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AHTA Professional Registration Options C & D

AHTA announces details of Professional Registration Options C and D.

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Cultivating Place Podcast

AHTA member Matt Wichrowski interviewed on the Cultivating Place Podcast.

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Plants can Reduce Stress in the Workplace

New Research on the Stress Reducing Effects of Plants in the Workplace

https://journals.ashs.org/horttech/view/journals/horttech/30/1/article-p55.xml?rskey=NJT2S7

https://www.today.com/series/one-small-thing/how-handle-work-stress-adding-desk-plant-can-reduce-anxiety-t171194

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ATHA member Matthew Wichrowski Interview

AHTA Member Matthew Wichrowski Interviewed for the Healthy Human Revolution Podcast

Matthew Wichrowski, MSW HTR, is the Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Senior Horticultural Therapist at Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health.

View the interview here

New ONLINE Certificate Program

New ONLINE Certificate Program - University of Florida

The AHTA, along with the University of Florida would like to announce the AHTA accreditation of the University of Florida’s ONLINE undergraduate Horticultural Therapy Certificate program. 

Find out more about the Program

This is a positive step for both organizations and for the horticultural therapy profession. Congratulations to Elizabeth Diehl and the University of Florida. 

Russ Coile Lifetime Achievement Award - Clare Cooper Marcus

Congratulations to Clare Cooper Marcus, who was recently presented the Russ Coile Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Healthcare Design Expo & Conference!

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The Research Is In: Yes, Gardening Totally Counts As Exercise

Did you see this recent article on mindbodygreen?

The Research Is In: Yes, Gardening Totally Counts As Exercise

Eight Benefits of Indoor Plants

Did you see this article in Prevention magazine?

https://www.prevention.com/health/g27586276/benefits-of-indoor-plants/