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Fresh Air And Sunshine: How Outdoor Recreation Improves Health

Whether it is a simple stroll through the park with the baby or an intense football game with the guys, it is believed that outdoor recreation of any sort improves overall heath and wellbeing.
A National Park is a landmark; no factory, automobile, or other form of pollutant is permitted on the grounds. With this in mind, National Parks are known to be clean, green, and safe environments for all people. Most parks even double fines for littering, smoking, and polluting.
Cities all around the United States are budgeting in park land and green Read the rest of this entry »

July 18th, 2011UncategorizedRead More >No Comments


Urban Wildlife: Investigating A Hidden Civilization

The next time that you are in an urban area or city, look around to see what creatures might be scurring. Many people do not realize that there is a whole community of animals around them in the urban jungle.

Birds are plentiful in the city. They can make nests just about anywhere, but especially love to nest in the nooks and crannies of tall office buildings. Pigeons and Starlings are known city dwellers and can be found in most city parks.This/tag helps explain it more.

Mice and Read the rest of this entry »

July 12th, 2011UncategorizedRead More >No Comments


Exploring The Environmental Benefits Of Plants

As cities grow and expand, trees, plants and shrubs in and around communities are planted to provide shade and beauty. Trees can alter the environment in a community, improve the air quality, harbor wildlife and help to conserve water. Plants can moderate the effects of the sun, rain and wind by filtering the effects of these with their branches. Plants are a climate control mechanism making a city cooler in the summer by providing shade and absorbing direct sunlight.
The temperature around trees is cooler than away from them, in this way city planners can use Read the rest of this entry »

July 10th, 2011UncategorizedRead More >No Comments


How To Get The Most From A Neighborhood Park

In every city in America and around the world there are some type of neighborhood parks. Some have a moderate amount of playground equipment while others are more like a picnic area only. A lot of times you’ll see small get togethers with family and friends along with some companies may have their picnics there as well. Schools may have field days there at the end of the school year as something fun for the children to do.

Around Easter organizations sometimes put together egg hunts for Read the rest of this entry »

July 9th, 2011UncategorizedRead More >No Comments