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Greening Communities

According to the EPA, the average American spends 87% of their lives indoors and 6% inside a vehicle. Ouch! After exploring numerous recently developed projects over the last few days, it became abundantly clear that recreational green spaces are most effective when they are close to where people live. Green-neighborhoods offer multi-beneficial advantages from fostering human interaction to reducing childhood obesity. Does your neighborhood offer easy access to the great-out-of-doors? To learn more, please get in touch!

Westridge Neighborhood Park, Issaquah Highlands

Additional resources:

https://www.childrenandnature.org/2013/11/05/pediatricians_offer_new_media_guidelines_for_kids/

https://snowbrains.com/brain-post-much-time-average-american-spend-outdoors/

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