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Laura Bush’s Nonprofit Looking to Recognize ‘Transformative Conservation Projects’

Dallas Innovates - May 16, 2018

Through its TxN Certification program, Texan By Nature will highlight efforts that are “benefiting the state’s people, prosperity, and natural resources.”   BY HEATHER NOEL • MAY 16, 2018 A nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush launched a program this week to honor conservation projects in Texas. Bush founded Texan by Nature inRead More

Former First Lady Laura Bush receives Achievement Medal from the Garden Club of America

The Garden Club of America - May 8, 2018

  San Francisco (April 29, 2018) – Laura Bush has received one of the highest honors bestowed by The Garden Club of America (GCA), the Achievement Medal. Presented at the GCA’s annual meeting here this evening, the medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement and in tribute to creative vision and ability in theRead More

Laura Bush Attends Ceremony for New Healing Garden at Houston Methodist - May 7, 2018

By Sonia Ramirez | May 7, 2018 The Center for Health and Nature is the newest addition coming to Houston Methodist Hospital as a partnership between the hospital, Texas A&M University System, and Texan by Nature, an organization founded by Former First Lady Laura Bush. The center aims to promote and uncover research that shows a correlation betweenRead More

New health center set up at TMC by Houston Methodist, Texas A&M and Laura Bush’s Texan by Nature

Houston Business Journal - May 4, 2018

By Jen Para – Web producer, Houston Business Journal May 4, 2018, 2:30pm A hospital, university and nonprofit have partnered to open a new center in Houston that will advance health and nature research. Houston Methodist Hospital, Texas A&M University System and Austin-based Texan by Nature — a nonprofit founded by former First Lady LauraRead More

New Center to Advance Health and Nature Research, Education

TAMU Today - May 3, 2018

Highlights The partnership between Houston Methodist, Texas A&M and Texan by Nature will incorporate nature into healing environments using evidence-based design. The leaders of the three organizations, Dr. Marc Boom, Chancellor John Sharp and former First Lady Laura Bush, announced the goals of the center at a recent event in Houston. Houston Methodist Hospital, theRead More

Center for Health & Nature to Launch at Methodist

TMC News - May 3, 2018

  By Maggie Galehouse | May 03, 2018 A new Center for Health & Nature to be housed at Houston Methodist Hospital will be anchored by the belief that nature is essential to healing and well-being. “There’s a gap in research regarding what nature factors lead to increased health, what exposure to nature means andRead More

Former First Lady Laura Bush speaks at opening of new garden at Houston Methodist

KHOU 11 - May 2, 2018

HOUSTON – As former President George H.W. Bush recovers at Houston Methodist, his daughter-in-law, former First Lady Laura Bush celebrated the opening of the hospital’s new “healing garden” on Wednesday. Laura Bush’s nonprofit organization, Texan by Nature, along with Houston Methodist Hospital and Texas A&M University System, hosted the grand opening for the new CenterRead More

‘WALK ON THE BEACH’: What former first lady Barbara Bush taught Laura Bush about life

ABC13 Houston - May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 05:32PM HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Former President George H. W. Bush is “doing well and in good spirits,” said former first lady Laura Bush, while celebrating the opening of Houston Methodist Hospital’s new Center for Health & Nature. The former first lady was able to visit the 41st president before helpingRead More

Laura Bush attends ceremony for new center at Houston Methodist Hospital

Click2Houston - May 2, 2018

HOUSTON – Former first lady Laura Bush attended the opening of the Center for Health and Nature at Houston Methodist Hospital on Wednesday. Bush and her organization, Texan By Nature, partnered with Houston Methodist Hospital and Texas A&M University to create a garden that will connect Methodist patients with nature. “There’s a gap in researchRead More