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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AHTA Board of Directors Nominations

AHTA Board of Directors Nominations have been extended till April 14, 2020

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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.

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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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REI Blog Highlights Horticultural Therapy Garden

REI talks about the link between healing and nature.

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Great American Gardeners Awards

Great American Gardeners Awards

The American Horticultural Society is currently accepting nominations for our Great American Gardeners Awards. The awards that we are accepting nominations for this year, include the Horticultural Therapy Award, which recognizes significant contributions to the field of horticultural therapy.

The deadline for submissions is September 28, 2019.

Nominations

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/

Applications Now Available for Therapeutic Garden Grants

                                                                          

 

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