Fostering Healthy Communities
through Connection with Nature
Nature Connection, Sense of Place & and Pro-Environmental Behavior:
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Chawla, L., & Cushing, D. (2007). Education for strategic environmental behavior. Environmental Education Research, 13, 437-452.
Chawla, L. & Derr, V. (2012). The Development of Conservation Behaviors in Childhood and Youth. S. Clayton (Ed.), Handbook on Environmental and Conservation Psychology. Oxford University Press.
The Community Ecology Institute