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Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail Open to Public - Sonoma County Gazette

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Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail Open to PublicSonoma County GazetteThe “Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail” was dedicated at an afternoon ceremony with Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo, Santa Rosa Mayor Ernesto Olivares, Sebastopol Vice Mayor Michael...
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Is Boise public safety/parks/open space bond worth $13 to you? - The Idaho Statesman

Is Boise public safety/parks/open space bond worth $13 to you? - The Idaho Statesman | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
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Is Boise public safety/parks/open space bond worth $13 to you?
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Rebirth of America's Urban Parks Is Spurred by Citizen Involvement, So Why Is ... - Huffington Post

Rebirth of America's Urban Parks Is Spurred by Citizen Involvement, So Why Is ... - Huffington Post | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
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Rebirth of America's Urban Parks Is Spurred by Citizen Involvement, So Why Is ...
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If you live in a city -- and 83 percent of us do -- you probably enjoy your parks.
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Full and Fair Funding for Parks and Recreation, and a Healthier ...

Full and Fair Funding for Parks and Recreation, and a Healthier ... | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
Increasing access to parks would help Los Angelenos lead a healthier life. People within walking distance of a park are more likely to get recommended daily levels of physical activity. Children of color, living in poverty, with ...
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Best & worst cities for convenient public parks, and why it matters ...

Best & worst cities for convenient public parks, and why it matters ... | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
The evidence for positive impacts of urban parks on physical activity was highlighted as “strong,” with the academically established evidence in support of other effects found to be at least “moderate.” (Conversely, when a ...
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San Rafael residents living next to open space lament neighborhood problems - Marin Independent Journal

San Rafael residents living next to open space lament neighborhood problems - Marin Independent Journal | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
San Rafael residents living next to open space lament neighborhood problems
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Ingeborg and Horst Muller at the entrance of Marin Country Open Space at the end of Ridgewood drive in San Rafael, Calif.
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Park amenities differ according to income of neighborhoods ...

"Parks are important for physical activity and socialization among community members," said Sonja Wilhelm Stanis, assistant professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism at MU. "However, our research ...
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Emerald Glen Park Aquatic Center in Dublin, CA to Open in Late 2015 - Around Dublin Blog (blog)

Emerald Glen Park Aquatic Center in Dublin, CA to Open in Late 2015 - Around Dublin Blog (blog) | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
Around Dublin Blog (blog)Emerald Glen Park Aquatic Center in Dublin, CA to Open in Late 2015Around Dublin Blog (blog)Dublin City Council recently gave direction to move forward with Phase V of Emerald Glen Park in East Dublin.
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Nativity scenes in public parks pit churches against atheists - TriValley Central

Nativity scenes in public parks pit churches against atheists - TriValley Central | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
Nativity scenes in public parks pit churches against atheistsTriValley CentralThe atheist's anti-God message alongside a life-sized nativity display in a park overlooking the beach ignited a debate that burned brighter than any Christmas candle.
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Sonoma County votes to accelerate transfers of open space land to other agencies - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sonoma County votes to accelerate transfers of open space land to other agencies - Santa Rosa Press Democrat | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
Sonoma County votes to accelerate transfers of open space land to other agenciesSanta Rosa Press DemocratBut the agency responsible for those transactions, the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, has found itself owning...
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The Public Eye: Sports complex will anchor North Natomas park - Modesto Bee

The Public Eye: Sports complex will anchor North Natomas park - Modesto Bee | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
The Public Eye: Sports complex will anchor North Natomas parkModesto BeeAs thousands of families flocked to Sacramento's North Natomas neighborhoods over the past decade, they did so with the promise that the area would be anchored by a 207-acre...
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Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail Open to Public - Sonoma County Gazette

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Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail Open to PublicSonoma County GazetteThe “Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail” was dedicated at an afternoon ceremony with Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo, Santa Rosa Mayor Ernesto Olivares, Sebastopol Vice Mayor Michael...
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Time in Nature is the real “Smart Drug” Children Need

Time in Nature is the real “Smart Drug” Children Need | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
The mission of this program is to promote children's health and the health of parks by engaging families in outdoor adventures that increase physical activity and foster a meaningful connection to the natural and cultural world.
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What does recreation have to do with it? - Teton Valley News

What does recreation have to do with it?
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Fort Ord Open-Space Ballot Campaign Reports Finances; Rival Initiative Misses ... - Monterey County Weekly (blog)

Fort Ord Open-Space Ballot Campaign Reports Finances; Rival Initiative Misses ... - Monterey County Weekly (blog) | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
Fort Ord Open-Space Ballot Campaign Reports Finances; Rival Initiative Misses ...
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Postrecession era presents a whole new ballgame for parks funding - Las Vegas Sun

Postrecession era presents a whole new ballgame for parks funding - Las Vegas Sun | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
Postrecession era presents a whole new ballgame for parks funding Las Vegas Sun Backed by a seemingly endless supply of money from public land sales, local governments went on a park-building frenzy, designing and constructing everything from five-...
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The new Indianapolis Cultural Trail is a masterpiece of bike-friendly design ... - Plain Dealer (blog)

The new Indianapolis Cultural Trail is a masterpiece of bike-friendly design ...
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Aside from encouraging physical activity, the trail's magic is summed up in the notion of connectivity.
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Benefits of Living Near a Park

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Having easy ready access to parks and recreational areas promotes physical activity and can increase social interactions. Essentially people who purchase homes near these locations are more likely to walk, ride bikes, and ...
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The Completely Puzzling Relationship Between City Population and Nature - The Atlantic Cities

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The Atlantic Cities The Completely Puzzling Relationship Between City Population and Nature The Atlantic Cities Some small cities have lots of public parks, or lots of greenery as seen from satellites, while some larger cities have notably less of...
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Oakland council to look at dog park plan - San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland council to look at dog park plan - San Francisco Chronicle | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
San Francisco ChronicleOakland council to look at dog park planSan Francisco ChronicleA stretch of green grass on the corner of MacArthur Boulevard and Lakeshore Avenue in Oakland has largely been a weekend gathering spot for picnics, hula hoopers...
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San Diego Adds To Open Space Land Preserves - KPBS

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KPBSSan Diego Adds To Open Space Land PreservesKPBSSAN DIEGO — The San Diego City Council has voted to preserve 6,572 acres of additional open space, making it off limits to development.
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WILDOMAR: Park tax measure wins - North County Times

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WILDOMAR: Park tax measure winsNorth County TimesShe and other opponents contended the city could pay for parks from its operating budget without imposing a tax on property owners, many of whom may not use public parks or recreational services.
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Santa Cruz City Council to vote on new park for Lower Ocean - San Jose Mercury News

Santa Cruz City Council to vote on new park for Lower Ocean - San Jose Mercury News | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
Santa Cruz City Council to vote on new park for Lower OceanSan Jose Mercury NewsSANTA CRUZ -- On Tuesday, the City Council will consider plans for the Lower Ocean Neighborhood Park, a half-acre sliver of recreational and open space between...
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State Parks boss has daunting agenda - San Francisco Chronicle

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State Parks boss has daunting agendaSan Francisco ChronicleIn a scandal uncovered this year, a mid-level administrator hid $54 million in two special funds at the same time State Park administrators threatened to close 70 parks because of lack of...
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WILDOMAR: Uncertainity prevails on park tax vote - North County Times

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WILDOMAR: Uncertainity prevails on park tax voteNorth County TimesBecause of a lack of park funding, city officials last year locked the gates to Windsong and Regency Heritage parks, which total about 6 acres, and turned over management of 9-acre...
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Off-road state park near Livermore debated - San Francisco Chronicle

Off-road state park near Livermore debated - San Francisco Chronicle | parks, trails, open sapce | Scoop.it
San Francisco ChronicleOff-road state park near Livermore debatedSan Francisco ChronicleState park officials plan to turn a swath of land in the East Bay hills - regarded by conservationists as historic and ecologically sensitive - into a...
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