We love our parks, and many health experts say that spending time outside in nature is essential for our overall wellness. Yet the coronavirus pandemic has made this a major challenge. While some parks are slowly re-opening, California’s shelter-in-place orders means many spots remain closed. With warmer weather and longer days stretching alongside the quarantine measures, where do we go from here?
Weekend Sherpa’s co-founder Brad Day was recently on NPR/KQED’s radio show, Forum, discussing the outdoors during quarantine along with Dr. Nooshin Razani, director, Center for Nature and Health at University of California San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland; Andrea Mackenzie, general manager, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority; and Jose Gonzalez, founder, Latino Outdoors. Have a listen.