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Exploring Health and the Environment with Digital Tools from EnviroAtlas

  There are so many different ways that the environment has an impact on our health. If you’ve ever felt better after going for walk in the fresh air or enjoyed the calm of a beautiful sunset, this is

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A lonely park bench somewhere (source: Pixabay)

Can I Visit the Park While Social Distancing?

June 3, 2020    nature, NRPA, pandemic, recreation, youth

A New York Times article covered an issue on many Americans’ minds. That is, can we exercise outside while still social distancing? Health professionals and scientists weighed in to give us the answers to these

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We Need Nature and Recreation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The arrival of coronavirus on our shores has resulted in an enormous upheaval of our everyday lives. It's never been more important for us to stay active and find respite outdoors. As an expert on the human health

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