About Us

We are a community of practice...

Our purpose

Deepen and communicate society’s knowledge of human action, thoughts, and emotions in relation to nature, in order to contribute to positive applied outcomes.

Our Focus


Environmental Stewardship

Pro-environmental behaviour and how to encourage it


Connection with Nature

The emotional and spiritual connection people have with the natural world


Health and Wellbeing

The physical and psychological influence of nature on people

Our Aims

As a group, we have three primary aims. 

Share Knowledge

Between one another
With government and practitioners
With the broader community

Improve Knowledge

Through collaborative research
Through identifying gaps in understanding

Apply Knowledge

Via on-ground projects that address real-world problems
Through advising practitioners and relevant sectors


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