Finding Strength in Nature:

Turning to the Columbia to Persevere in the Pandemic

Forest Bathing Webinar Recap

Thank you for joining us at “Finding Strength in Nature: Turning to the Columbia to Persevere in the Pandemic.” What a rich and interesting conversation with Licensed Professional Counselor Zoë Presley! It was fascinating to learn the history of forest bathing and think about how to incorporate this practice into your wellness routine.

Miss the webinar? No problem, watch it here:

If you’re interested in booking a forest bathing session with Zoë, she can be reached via her website. In addition, here is the list of books she referenced in her presentation for further reading on the topic:   

  • “Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness” by Qing Li
  • “Shinrin Yoku: The Japanese Art of Forest Bathing” by Yoshifumi Miyazaki
  • “The Nature Fix” by Florence Williams
  • “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-deficit Disorder” by Richard Louv
  • “The Cabaret of Plants: 40 Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination” by Richard Mabey 

Columbia Riverkeeper’s Love Your Columbia webinar series is free, please consider a donation to support our work today. Your contribution will go directly to fighting for clean water, challenging efforts to turn the Columbia River into a fossil fuel highway, and monitoring water quality up and down the river.

If you enjoyed this webinar, RSVP for the next event in our Love Your Columbia series: “The Intersectional Environmentalist” book talk with author Leah Thomas on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 12 p.m.