Ecotherapy Program

Services for Community Members

The Ecotherapy Program offers place-based, holistic healing practices to community members and individuals impacted by wildfire in Butte County.

Request a Private Event

Want to schedule a private group forest therapy experience, holistic wellness workshop, or stewardship event for your community group, agency, or organization? Fill out an interest form - our staff will reach out to you shortly to schedule your private Forest Therapy Experience!

Community Private Event Interest Form(opens in new window)

Attend a Regularly Scheduled Event

Visit our events page to register for an upcoming walk.

Services Offered

Forest Therapy

Forest Therapy

Professionally guided, immersive group experiences in a variety of natural environments.

Stewardship & Place-based Education

Stewardship & Place-based Education

Outdoor education combined with conservation and stewardship volunteer opportunities with the CSU, Chico Ecological Reserves.

holistic wellness training

Holistic Wellness Training

Psychoeducation on the brain and nervous system, tools for regulation, mindfulness, and resiliency skill-building, and the benefits of nature therapy.

Types of Private Events

30-minute “Activity”

Guided sensory and embodiment activity + intro to the science behind Forest Therapy.
Offered: on-campus or virtual

1-1.5 hour “Taster”

Forest Therapy.
Offered: on-campus, CSUC Ecological Reserves, Bidwell Park

2-3 hour “Full” Forest Therapy Experience

Offered: on-campus, CSUC Ecological Reserves, Chico and Paradise Parks locations.