The Health Benefits of Spending Time in Nature: Highlight of April 17th OneOp Webinar

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and OneOp are joining forces to host a webinar on April 17 that focuses on improving health and wellness through connecting with nature. This free webinar will discuss the numerous benefits of going outside and enjoying nature, and it will be held from 10-11 a.m.

OneOp is an online platform for professionals who serve military families to gain professional development opportunities. It’s an excellent resource for those looking to improve their skills and knowledge.

To register for the webinar, participants can go to After signing up, they will receive an email with instructions on how to attend the webinar. Those unable to access the link can still watch it on YouTube Live. Technical support is available by contacting OneOp at if needed.

The webinar will offer up to one continuing education unit for many professional programs, with more details and a complete list available on the OneOp website. Rachel Brauner, Program Specialist at AgriLife Extension in Bryan-College Station, will lead the discussion about the latest research on the health benefits of spending time in nature, as well as practical programs and initiatives for participants to consider. Debra Kellstedt, a specialist at AgriLife Extension in Bryan-College Station, will also present topics such as identifying health and wellness benefits of nature, discussing enablers and barriers to connecting with nature regularly, and exploring programs that help individuals, families, and communities get outside more often.

Overall, this webinar aims to highlight the importance of spending time in nature for improved health and wellness outcomes. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity!

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