Archive for March, 2013

Sitting is the new smoking …

richard-louvRichard Louv is Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Children & Nature Network. He is the author of eight books, including “The Nature Principle: Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age” and “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder” which have been translated into 12 languages and published in 17 countries.

Sitting is the new smoking. That’s a useful new buzz-phrase for what some health experts are calling the “pandemic of inactivity.” Continue reading

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Park Friends Group Guidebook

Park Users Guide  With the help of the great people at Park People I found a very useful guide to help user groups start their own park user group!

Find a park that needs a park group advocate and get going!!  The City has proven to be very forthcoming with help and advice for organized user groups.

Learn how you can improve and activate your park! Whether you are starting a new Friends of the Park Group or hoping to improve an existing one, download the free, Park Friends Group Guidebook.