It’s in our professional culture as landscape architects to believe in the power of nature to inspire and energize. We hope that our work encourages the love of the outdoors by providing access and maximizing the experience. For that reason, the 30×30 Nature Challenge hit home as an opportunity to participate in an international study to determine whether the act of spending time outdoors actually makes us less stressed, more productive and more empathetic at work and at home. We are signing up to spend 30 minutes outside for 30 days starting today and will be giving updates along the way. Please join us and post your comments or share photos throughout the month of May!