Cyndi Gilbert, B.A. (Hons), N.D.



Phone: 416.817.2385


Tag Archives: nature deficit disorder

The Healing Power of Nature

A cou­ple of weeks ago, I pre­sented at the Ontario Forestry Asso­ci­a­tion’s Annual Con­fer­ence. This year’s theme was “Pre­scrip­tion for Nature: Healthy Forests for Healthy Peo­ple”. It was an inspir­ing con­fer­ence, with great speak­ers from the Back to Nature Net­work, Tree Canada, and the Kinark Out­door Cen­tre amongst oth­ers. I was asked to speak from […]

Nature in the City

Last Sun­day, K’s agenda for the day was to move Ducky from the bath­tub to a pond. Despite Ducky’s exis­tence as a phthalate-free bath toy, I couldn’t dis­agree with K when he stated that ducks actu­ally live in ponds not in bath­tubs, so we trucked out to the Ever­green Brick Works to bring Ducky to […]