Botanical Garden brings nature to hospitalized kids

by Maggie Blunk

Wonder Connection Program Manager Katie Stoudemire spends time at UNC Children’s Hospital with patient Tony Marreddy. (Maggie Blunk/Carolina Connection)

The North Carolina Botanical Garden has hosted countless school field trips, but now it’s bringing nature directly to students in the hospital.

Wonder Connection, an outreach program that serves UNC Children’s Hospital, has created a portable creek that pediatric patients can explore in their rooms.
Maggie Blunk reports.

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