Ecotherapy Program

Ecotherapy In the News

CSU Ecotherapy Featured in the Washington Post
A man sits on the ground with a handful of soil.The Washington Post gives an overview of how our program addresses climate trauma caused by wildfire. Reporters attended a walk held at Paradise Lake and discussed the ongoing impact of the Camp Fire with participants.
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CSU Ecotherapy on Action News Now
An aerial view of the BCCER with Action News Now BannerCSU, Chico's Ecological Reserves have received funding for a unique pilot project to help Camp Fire Survivors.
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METX Documentary
Blake Ellis discussing forest therapy.A documentary about the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, Forest Therapy and the Mechoopda Maidu partnership created in spring 2022 by the students in METX 458.
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Where Education Meets the Land
a sunset view of the BCCER fenceChico State Today covers the many benefits and educational opportunities available at the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve.
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Ecofeminism Discussed at Women's Conference
Fall Leaves on Chico State CampusChico State’s Gender & Sexuality Equity Coalition held its 23rd annual women’s conference to discuss how different forms of oppression overlap in regards to the climate crisis and personal identity. This year’s theme: intersectional ecofeminism.
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Ecological Reserves Receives Funding for Forest Therapy
Sunlight breaks through a canopy of oaks at the Ecological ReserveCalifornia State University, Chico’s Ecological Reserves have received funding through the North Valley Community Foundation and Butte Strong Fund for a pilot forest therapy project focused on increasing wellness services to Camp Fire survivors through opportunities for immersion in nature.
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