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The Nature Relatedness Scale

Click the link below to request permission to use the Nature Relatedness (NR) Scale and access the scoring information.  Please contact Dr. Nisbet directly if you wish to translate the scale, for permission, and for assistance with verifying a backtranslation, or to inquire about existing translations.

The development and validation of the NR Scales are described in:


Nisbet, E. K., Zelenski, J. M., & Murphy, S. A. (2009). The Nature Relatedness Scale: Linking individuals’ connection with nature to environmental concern and behavior. Environment and Behavior, 41, 715-740. doi:10.1177/0013916508318748


Nisbet, E. K., & Zelenski, J. M. (2013). The NR-6: A new brief measure of nature relatednessFrontiers in Psychology: Personality Science and Individual Differences, 4, 1-11. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00813

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