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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.

Healthy Community Partnership

The Healthy Community Partnership project (HCP) builds on KidActive's commitment to the value of multi sector collaboration.  

Health is defined by more than access to our health care system.  Our health starts in our homes, community, schools, work and in our playgrounds, parks, trails and local natural environment. 

Our 'Building Healthy Community' document sets the stage for a multi-sector collaborative that will focus on the health of our communities, recognizing the need for:

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