Theme 3 – Natural Health and Well-being

Reconnecting People and Nature

Help more people realise the health benefits of engaging with the natural environment

Objective 5: Further Involvement and Ownership

Engage with local communities to ensure that their views are reflected in the activities and priorities of the Partnership, and that they understand the opportunities offered by the natural environment on their doorstep.

Objective 6: Improve Health and Well-being

Make positive contributions towards the health and well-being of local people by demonstrating the opportunities that better access to and use of the natural environment can provide.

The role of the natural environment in maintaining healthy lives – headline facts and evidence base: