After the business portion of the meeting, Sue R. Steele, a registered Landscape Architect with over 10 years experience, will provide a presentation on the therapeutic benefits of connecting with the outdoors. Her talk is entitled, "Nature as Therapy: How Contact with the Natural Environment Can Improve Your Health and Well-being."
Specializing in healthcare and therapeutic design, public art integration, natural play areas and sustainable site design, Ms. Steele's work is focused on incorporating design principles that create environments promoting positive health and environmental impacts. She holds a master's degree in landscape architect from the SUNY College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry in Syracuse and has completed the Healthcare Garden Design Certificate Program at the Chicago Botanical Gardens. Ms. Steele is a Rochester area native and active volunteer in the local design community and the Village of Fairport, where she resides.
The meeting takes place in the Olmsted Lodge, 171 Reservoir Avenue. Reception immediately following the presentation.
The meeting and presentation are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.