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Park Systems in the 100 Largest U.S. Cities Rated

The Trust for Public Land Releases 2016 ParkScore® Index, Rating Park Systems in the 100 Largest U.S. Cities
The Trust for Public Land
Posted: June 20, 2016
“ParkScores are based on three factors: Park Access, which measures the percentage of residents living within a 10-minute walk of a park (approximately ½-mile); Park Size, which is based on a city’s median park size and the percentage of total city area dedicated to parks; and Facilities and Investment, which combines park spending per resident with the availability of four popular park amenities: basketball hoops, off-leash dog parks, playgrounds, and recreation & senior centers….”

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Green Fingers Grow Green Minds
Ecologist
Posted: October 31, 2013

“If you listen to nature, you are so inspired; you don’t have to listen – the garden encourages you to listen, to all of the wildlife … the sounds of the birds” says Eloise, 13…”