Finding Solace at Theodore Roosevelt Island

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Changemakers Books
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5.4 X 8.3 X 0.6 inches | 0.48 pounds

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About the Author

Melanie Choukas-Bradley is an award-winning naturalist writer, teacher and certified forest therapy guide. She has written several books, as well as op-eds for publications including the Washington Post. She leads natural history tours and forest bathing walks for Smithsonian Associates, the Nature Conservancy, the Audubon Naturalist Society, Friends of Theodore Roosevelt Island and many other organizations. Her forest bathing walks have been featured on NPR, the Travel Channel, in the National Parks Magazine and at Melanie regularly features on podcasts, radio and television programs. She lives in Washington DC, USA.


'I can't think of a more timely book to remind us of the natural wonders within our nation's capital. The author reminds us of the role nature plays in helping us recover from our collective stress, as we search for a path toward reconciliation.'--Dr. Robert Zarr, MD, MPH, Founder and Medical Director, Park Rx America "August 20, 2020"
'Choukas-Bradley has more than earned her place among the storied members of Audubon Naturalist Society who, throughout history, have been our nation's environmental leaders, writers and champions, including President Theodore Roosevelt.'--Lisa Alexander, Executive Director, Audubon Naturalist Society "September 15, 2020"
'Melanie Choukas-Bradley is at the height of her powers and goes beyond classic nature writing with her latest and best book, Finding Solace at Theodore Roosevelt Island--a moving, big-hearted journal.'--Robert K. Musil, President & CEO, the Rachel Carson Council, Author, Washington in Spring: A Nature Journal for a Changing Capital "October 14, 2020"