Tag Archives: nature

Project Nature

 

Project Nature, an initiative of BestStart Washington, is designed to empower families and caregivers to explore nature with children. Project Nature will enable physicians and community organizations to increase family access to nature through direct contacts, e-resources, and social media. Project Nature targets families with the greatest need. If you are interested in becoming a partner and sharing your resources and activities related to time spent outdoors and to nature, please contact Edna Maddalena at edna@beststartwa.org.

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…”