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Promoting the value of parks, recreation, camps and community events.
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The World Park Campaign QR Code Game in Central Park

Created by Agency Magma and NYC Parks and Recreation in New York.  An outdoor mobile museum

http://www.agencymagma.com Associate Creative Directors: Will Thomsen, Kimberly Bartkowski....


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nancercize's curator insight, December 11, 2012 11:24 AM

Woudn't it be great to do this next year and include an exercise component? We could easily include playgrounds, playing fields, and the exercises in "Nancercize: 101 Things to Do on a Park Bench" as the vocabulary.

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Most Athletic Presidents -- Sabermetrics Style

Most Athletic Presidents -- Sabermetrics Style | Parks Make Life Better! | Scoop.it
Only 43 men in the history of the United States can relate to sending Seal Team Six to take out bin Laden, but a vast majority of us can relate to sav... (Most athletic presidents...Fourth... FOURTH!!
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Walk in the park might improve cognition in depressed individuals

Walk in the park might improve cognition in depressed individuals | Parks Make Life Better! | Scoop.it

Researchers from Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute in Toronto, the University of Michigan and Stanford University teamed up for a study that suggests that when paired with therapy, nature walks have positive cognitive benefits for individuals struggling with major depression.


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nancercize's comment, December 14, 2012 10:02 AM
This is a major finding, in my opinion. We should try this before pills.
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Dog Parks 101 - Inside NoVA

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Daytona Beach News-JournalDog Parks 101Inside NoVAMany people love dog parks, others hate them. I am of both camps. I see the benefits, but I also see the risks.

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New Poll: Americans Cherish National Parks | Sustainable Products and Practices

New Poll: Americans Cherish National Parks | Sustainable Products and Practices | Parks Make Life Better! | Scoop.it
It is virtually unanimous.According to a new public opinion poll commissioned by the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and the (New Poll: Americans Cherish National Parks http://t.co/3NjrdX1B...
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5 Marketing Tips Inspired by 2012 Olympians

5 Marketing Tips Inspired by 2012 Olympians | Parks Make Life Better! | Scoop.it
Just because the 2012 Summer Olympics are over, it doesn’t mean we can’t turn to our favorite Olympians for inspiration with marketing and brand management.

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Parks program connects doctors, patients, exercise - WISC Madison

Parks program connects doctors, patients, exercise - WISC Madison | Parks Make Life Better! | Scoop.it
Parks program connects doctors, patients, exerciseWISC MadisonIt was also the first day of the Madison Parks Department's "Walk with a Doc" initiative.

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