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Engaging Your Community

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:03 -- beth kennedy

Join us to increase every child’s opportunity for outdoor play and active transportation in communities across Ontario. «•» Tuesday March 1, 2016. 9:30 am–4:00 pm. Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area1655 Perth Road, Glenburnie, Ontario • Outdoor Centre–West Hall. $115 • Healthy, local lunch included. «•» Concepts: Outdoor Active Play, Active Transportation, Natural Environment, Built Environment, Risk & Play, Mental Health & Well-Being, Community Development, Health Equity, Ecological Model, Collective Impact.

Infographic: Building Healthier Communities and Access to Nature

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:26 -- admin
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Parks and recreation, transportation, economic development, health and well-being, and land use are all sectors that contribute to building healthier communities and accessibility to nature.

This illustrated infographic visually represents these benefits.

Several pages of extracts from various research further detail the benefits the natural environment brings to all these sectors, complete with cited references.

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