About Us

Our Mission

To articulate and foster critical links between nature and human health by providing a collaborative arena in which representatives of diverse societal sectors can equitably engage, share ideas, formulate actions, and implement solutions.

Our Vision

All Utahns understand the critical links between people and nature, and help to ensure those critical links are accessible to everyone in our community.

Our Team

Nalini Nadkarni

Professor Emerita: Department of Biological Sciences – University of Utah

Dart Schmalz

Chair/Associate Professor: Department of Parks, Recreation, & Tourism University of Utah

Tim Brown

President/CEO – Tracy Aviary