Melanie Choukas-Bradley has been interviewed and profiled in numerous outlets. Below are some of the more prominent selections from her press mentions.
(Dec. 29, 2020) “Nature-Nourished Hearts”
Melanie describes the sneezeweed and woody vines and the ospreys and kingfishers she encounters.
(Dec. 29, 2020) “Island in the Stream”
Theodore Roosevelt Island has become a popular place to decompress.
(Dec. 29, 2020) “Embrace The Winter With A Little Forest Bathing”
Follow Melanie Choukas-Bradley on her walking plan.
(Dec. 13, 2020) “An Alternative Way To Cope With Anxiety And Stress”
Coping with the pandemic, job loss, and the post-election tug-of-war is stressful.
(Dec. 10, 2020) “A Winter In The Pandemic: Braving The Cold And Embracing The Outdoors”
Meeting loved ones outside and masked, is a way to safely socialize.
(Jan. 26, 2021) “The Healing Power of Nature with Melanie Choukas-Bradley”
Melanie Choukas-Bradley leads field trips, tree tours and forest bathing walks.
(Nov. 24, 2020) “An Author And Naturalist Shares How To Alleviate Stress And Anxiety By Connecting With The Outside World”
Awareness of nature.
(Sep. 24, 2020) “The Many Benefits Of Getting Outdoors During A Pandemic—Podcast”
Choukas-Bradley and Margaret Barthel discuss the ways to get outside.
(Oct. 2, 2020) “Nature in Potomac”
Thoughts on Melanie’s new book Resilience: Connecting with Nature in a Time of Crisis.
(Oct 1, 2020) “Author and Naturalist Melanie Choukas-Bradley Talks About Her New Book and More!”
Taking in the nature’s beauty.
(Sep. 24, 2020) “The Many Benefits Of Getting Outdoors During A Pandemic”
Washingtonians have been turning to the outdoors.
(Sep. 13, 2020) “Need an escape? DC-area author says you don’t even need to leave the city”
“Comfort and inspiration” are at Theodore Roosevelt Island.
(Jul. 13, 2020) “Smithsonian offers summer of virtual activities during coronavirus”
Melanie’s “backyard forest bathing” is discussed.
(May 14, 2020) “How To Find A ‘Wild Home’ And Connect With Nature During The Quarantine”
Washington’s NPR station profiles Melanie’s books and activities.
(Apr. 24, 2020) “The Enchanted Forest: Seeking Balance in Nature”
We explore the growing practice of a Japanese inspired forest “bathing.”
(Feb. 22, 2019) “Into the Woods: Turns out there is something to that breath of fresh air”
It’s all about walking slowly, silently, stopping frequently.
(Jul. 18, 2019) “Forest Bathing; Book Barn; Plus, Author Karen Salmansohn”
Senator Bill Bradley interviews Melanie, others.
(Jul. 26, 2019) “Where To Find The Most Unusual Trees In D.C.”
Gorgeous common hardwoods and unusual trees fill the canopy of Washington, D.C..
(May 13, 2019) “Forest Bathing: Walking through Nature with Melanie Choukas-Bradley”
Spend time in nature by slowing down and using all your senses.
(May 7, 2019) “Nature catches on in ‘The Joy of Forest Bathing'”
“It’s really just immersing yourself in the beauty and wonder of nature.”
(Nov. 25, 2018) “Melanie Choukas-Bradley: We talk to the author of The Joy of Forest Bathing“
Claiborne Smith interviews Melanie.
(Nov. 24, 2018) “Interview with Melanie Choukas-Bradley Forest Bathing”
Discover the art of forest bathing with Melanie Choukas-Bradley
(Oct. 12, 2018) “RVFTA #202 “The Joy of Forest Bathing” with Melanie Choukas-Bradley”
Think of birdsong as an orchestra that is playing just for you.
(Sep. 11, 2018) “‘The Joy of Forest Bathing’ with Melanie Choukas-Bradley”
Melanie and I talk about forest bathing.
(Feb. 1, 2018) “Some D.C. activities never get old — no matter how many times you revisit them”
Melanie is one of several locals who share their favorite spots.
(Mar. 29, 2018) “Blossoms Off The Beaten Path: Where To See The Region’s Flowering Bounty”
Look beyond the usual spots.
(Sep. 6, 2018) “Forest Bathing: Enjoying the Wonders of Nature”
You can forest bathe in whatever “wild home” is available to you.
(Oct. 8, 2018) “Into the Woods”
It is opening up your heart and senses to take in the beauty and wonder of nature.
(Nov. 29, 2018) “Group Tries ‘Forest Bathing’ to Deal with Stress”
Taking the time to listen, look, smell, and touch the nature around you.
(Winter 2017) “Review: A Year in Rock Creek Park: The Wild, Wooded Heart of Washington, DC”
The book serves as homage to an ecosystem.
(Oct. 17, 2017) “Feeling Stressed In The City? Go Bathe In A Forest. (It’s Not What You Think)”
“…we’ll talk about our connection to nature…”
(Jul. 17, 2017) “Forest Bathing: A Retreat To Nature Can Boost Immunity And Mood”
NPR host Allison Aubrey joins Melanie for a forest-bathing walk.
(Apr. 4, 2017) “Nature Walk with Melanie Choukas-Bradley”
We had the chance to see the first signs of spring!
(Dec. 16, 2016) “Closely Observed Trees”
Joining Melanie and a small group gathered in Rock Creek Park at Boundary Bridge.
(July 27, 2015) “Learn about D.C. trees — and the Tree Witness Protection Program — with author Melanie Choukas-Bradley
The trees of D.C.
(Jul. 13, 2003) “Book Explores Sugarloaf’s Natural Sweetness”
Sugarloaf: The Mountain’s History, Geology, and Natural Lore.
(May 2, 1987) “Washington, Suited to a Tree
Robert Louis Benson reviews City of Trees.
(April 30, 1982) “These Trees At The U.S. Capitol Have Surprising Stories To Tell”
Notable trees on the U.S. Capitol grounds.