Driving positive change through professional development, scientific research, and innovative design.

2 Nature TREC provides a wide range of services related to the outdoor industry. Our goal is to partner with existing programs to help them become better at what they do. We do this through our four pillars – training, research, education, and consulting. A description of our services is below.

Note: 2nd Nature TREC is not a wilderness therapy, eco-therapy, or nature therapy program. We do not do therapy in any context. We are not a wilderness program and do not take clients on extended wilderness expeditions.

Driving positive change through professional development, scientific research, and innovative design.

2    Nature TREC provides a wide range of services related to the outdoor industry. Our goal is to partner with existing programs to help them become better at what they do. We do this through our four pillars – training, research, education, and consulting. A description of our services is below.

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Note: 2     Nature TREC is not a wilderness therapy, eco-therapy, or nature therapy program. We do not do therapy in any context. We are not a wilderness program and do not take clients on extended wilderness expeditions.

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Erin Hines, Brad Daniel and Andrew Bobilya coauthored an article in a special issue of the journal Ecopsychology on Wisdom Traditions, Science and Care for the Earth. You can have free access through July 12, 2020.

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Dr. Daniel recently presented sessions on "Leading Successful Interpretive Hikes" and "Planning and Leading Sensory Night Walks" at the Park Ranger Institute at Chimney Rock State Park held January 8, 21, 23, 2020

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Dr. Daniel authored chapters on Mt. Mitchell, Linville Gorge, and Linville Caverns in the new Southern Gateways Guide, 30 Great North Carolina Science Adventures, edited by April C. Smith and Sarah J. Carrier (UNC Press)

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Dr. Bobilya and Dr. Faircloth recently co-authored a paper titled 'An investigation of moderators of change and the influence of the instructor on outdoor orientation program participants’ biophilic expressions in the Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education.

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Dr. Andrew J. Bobilya recently co-authored an article titled “Benefits of summer camp: What do parents value?” in the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership (2019) with scholars from Michigan State University, Utah Valley University and Southeast Missouri State University.

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Drs. Daniel and Faircloth recently presented on the topic of "World View Filters and Environmental Education" at the NAAEE International conference in Lexington, KY.

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2nd Nature TREC recently hosted another Certified Outdoor Educator (COE) clinic for the Wilderness Education Association (WEA) at the WEA International Conference on Outdoor Leadership; Feb 17-19, 2020.

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2nd Nature TREC recently formalized an MOU with Cypress Adventures, Inc. to develop and implement program evaluation.

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Physical Address

865 Blue Ridge Rd, Black Mountain, NC 28711

Mailing Address

151 Highway 9 Box 10, Black Mountain, NC 28711

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