Campus Greenspace Map
Your outdoor campus awaits
Looking for the best outdoor spaces on campus for studying, relaxing, socializing, and more?
The W&M Campus Greenspace Map is a series of 10 interactive maps that display the location and details of more than 100 green spaces, trails, patios, and other outdoor spaces on the William & Mary campus. The sites are organized by activity -- studying, relaxing, eating-- so users can quickly find outdoor spaces that fit their needs and preferences, to help them get their daily dose of nature.
"For the past seven years, Dorothy Ibes has been using William & Mary’s outdoor space as a laboratory to understand the relationship between human health and human access to nature.
'When I started at William & Mary in 2013, I never could have predicted that my research would become super relevant because of a pandemic,' said Ibes, senior lecturer in W&M’s Environmental Science and Policy Program...'"
The Campus Greenspace Map was supported by a grant from the Commonwealth Center for Energy and the Environment as part of the project: Campus "Third Spaces,: The intersection of the physical and the virtual for health and well-being at William & Mary. Co-PI's include Dr. Dorothy Ibes (Director, Parks Research Lab; Environmental Science & Policy, Center for Geospatial Analysis), Dr. Dan Cristol (Biology), and Dr. Sharon Zuber (English and Writing Resources Center). Other contributors include Parks Research Lab Student Research Assistants: Luke Hart-Moynihan '15, Katie Johanson '16, Olivia Staub '20, and Amelia Lowe '21; and Dr. Tyler Davis and Jordan Moghanaki from the Center for Geospatial Analysis.