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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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Current Activity

Current Activity

2nd Nature TREC recently convened the Coalition for Education in the Outdoors 16th Biennial Research Symposium at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, NC (January 12-14, 2024)

Current Activity

Current Activity

Dr. Andrew Bobilya and colleagues published "Using communities of practice to navigate the professoriate in contemporary academia: A co/autoethnography of seven university faculty" in the Journal of Faculty Development.

Current Activity

Current Activity

Drs. Daniel and Faircloth recently published a paper with Dr. Jim Shores titled "The Experience of Inspiration in Natural Landscapes: Awe, Wonder, Sublimity, and Bergson's Qualitative Multiplicity." in the Journal of Experiential Education.

Current Activity

Current Activity

Drs. Daniel, Bobilya and Faircloth recently published a paper titled "The life significance of an Outward Bound expedition: 50 years later." in the Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education and Leadership, 14(4) available via open access via the JOREL website.

Current Activity

Current Activity

Drs. Faircloth, Daniel and Bobilya will present a workshop titled "22nd Century Outdoor Wilderness Therapy Program Participants: Autonomy and the Psychology of Risk" at the Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council 2023 Regional Wilderness Therapy Symposium (March).

Current Activity

Current Activity

2nd Nature TREC is pleased to be analyzing data from the Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance (SEEA) Landscape analysis project.

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Current Activity

2nd Nature TREC is currently supporting Cypress Adventures, Inc. with a 5-year program evaluation plan.

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