Matthew Zylstra, PhD is an ecologist, lecturer and facilitator focusing on human~nature connectedness. His transdisciplinary research has entwined ecology, environmental psychology, and education in support of deep learning and wellbeing. He is a keen naturalist, especially in coastal and marine ecosystems. Matthew’s PhD dissertation on meaningful nature experience, nature connectedness and its role in transformative education is freely available for download here »
Download the PhD dissertation ...On May 5, 2014 / By Matthew Zylstra
View the research results poster presented on meaningful nature experiences at the 2012 Annual Research Meeting of the DST-NRF ...On December 12, 2012 / By Matthew Zylstra
All becoming has needed me. My looking ripens things and they come toward me to meet and be met.
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