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Chapter Program

November 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tierra Ortiz-Rodriquez

“Rewilding Mental Health: Connecting with Nature, Connecting with Ourselves” by Tierra Ortiz-Rodriguez

Coastal Prairie Chapter programs are free and open to the public.  This program will be held in-person at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center, 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, TX 77471.  Please plan to arrive at 6:00 pm for refreshments and social time.

November 2023 Program Description

It goes by many names: ecotherapy, nature therapy, green therapy, forest bathing, shinrin yoku. The common denominator is saying “Yes” to nature for relaxation, restoration, and healing.Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle and The Last Child in the Woods, coined the phrase “Nature Deficit Disorder.” Although not a real psychiatric diagnosis, it conveys the real costs of our disconnection from the natural world.

Join us for a captivating presentation by Tierra Ortiz-Rodriguez, Texas Master Naturalist and Ecotherapist, to explore the many mental health benefits that come from spending time in nature and rewilding our mental health. Because we are nature, connecting with nature is connecting with ourselves, and caring for nature is caring for ourselves!

About our Presenter

Tierra is a Texas Master Naturalist with the Coastal Prairie Chapter and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Sugar Land. Tierra was inspired to become a Texas Master Naturalist through her personal love of hiking and backpacking and her professional work as an Ecotherapist and Mindful Outdoor Guide. In her private practice, Tierra’s mission is to help people build a positive mind-body-soul connection for stress recovery and soaring above anxiety, trauma, and chronic pain. As a Texas Master Naturalist, Tierra is grateful to return the gifts of nature through education, outreach, and service. Tierra helps maintain the Bird Viewing Area at Cullinan Park and guides Nature Walks at Cullinan Park and Seabourne Creek Nature Park.


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The Texas Master Naturalist program is sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.


November 2, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Texas Master Naturalists Coastal Prairie Chapter
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Bud O’Shieles Community Center
1330 Band Rd.
Rosenberg, TX, 77471 United States
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