Talks, Interviews, Appearances

Silent Trails

Ryan, D. (2024, April 19). “Silent trails” coming to Metro Vancouver parks in pilot project. Vancouver Sun.

980|CKNW Mornings with Simi. (2024, April 22). Should parks in Metro Vancouver have designated silent trails? [Audio podcast episode].

Bower, A., & Norman, P. (2024, April 22). Vancouver forest bathing tours aim to improve health, reduce stress. CityNews Vancouver.

CTV Morning Live with Keri Adams. (2024, April 25). Bringing silent trails to Metro Vancouver parks: UBC Forest Researcher, Tara Brown tells CTV Morning Live all about the Silent Trails Pilot Project in Metro Vancouver parks!

Forest Therapy For web3

PunkCast. (2023). Episode 85: Punk1806, Tara Tiger Brown, Forrest Lover & PhD Candidate, UBC [YouTube Video]. In YouTube. (9 minute listen: 15:04 – 24:22)

Forests for Public Health

Brown, T.L. (2023). Designing Evidence-Based Forest Spaces: A Comparative Review of Japanese and Canadian Approaches. Presentation at the 3rd World Conference on Forests for Public Health, October 4-7, Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Designing Health Promoting Forest Spaces

Brown, T.L. (2023). Designing Health-Promoting Forest Spaces in BC’s Community Forests: Lessons from Japan’s Forest Therapy Trails. Poster session presented at the BC Community Forest Association Conference, June 7-9, Kamloops, BC.

Forest Bathing Research Overview

April 2023, Presentation: Pacific Spirit Park Society

Sensing the Forest: Participatory Trail Assessment

Brown, T.L. (2022). Sensing the Forest: Participatory Trail Assessment. Presentation at the International Conference on Forest Therapy, July 7-9, Vancouver, BC.

Forest Bathing in B.C. Parks

May 2022, Presentation: Salt Spring Trail & Nature Club, Salt Spring Island

Forest Bathing: Health and Wellbeing

April 2022, Presentation: Arrowsmith Naturalists, Qualicum, B.C

Forest Bathing and Evidence-based Research

February 2022, Presentation: Smithers Climate Action Group, Smithers, B.C.

Institute for the Future

April 8, 2020, Interview: Crowdsourcing Safety in Times of Crisis, Featuring Tara Brown of SafeCast

March for Science Los Angeles

April 22, 2017, Presentation: Measuring Air Quality in Los Angeles

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

June 22, 2016. Presentation: A Deep Dive Into Makerspaces


May 17, 2016. Interview: The Mutant Season #183: Tara Tiger Brown

Cool Tools

October 21, 2015. Interview: Cool Tools Show 41: Tara Tiger Brown

WQED Parent Entrepreneurs

August 2015, Interview: Entrepreneurial parents whose children inspired them to create innovative educational products.

Creative Mornings

April 10, 2015, Presentation: Becoming a Meme (Photos)

CGTN America

June 27, 2014, Interview: Is cyber-connected world dividing us?

takepartlive: Meditation Apps

November 2013, Interview: Episode #1.79


August, 2013, Hacker-in-Residence

Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference

April 20, 2013, Artist + Technologist Collaboration

Women In Tech: We’re Init(Together)

April 16, 2013, Keynote Speaker

White House Hangout: The Maker Movement

March 28. 2013, White House innovation advisor Tom Kalil joins a Google+ Hangout to discuss the Maker Movement with leading innovators and Makers from around the country.


January 14, 2013, Interview: Creating A Culture Of DIY Hacking, with Tara Tiger Brown and LA MakerSpace

MuseumsQuartier, Vienna

December 2012, Artist-in-Residence

May 2012 – May 2020, Co-Creator of a map showcasing startups in Los Angeles. Inspired by an article I wrote on Forbes “Why Los Angeles Will Outpace Silicon Valley As The Tech Startup Capital” and delivered a talk under a giant avocado tree.