People spending less time outdoors

An upcoming report from the National Academy of Sciences is concerning. It says people are spending more time in front of computers and television than the outdoors.

“Declining nature participation has crucial implications for current conservation efforts,” said co-authors Oliver R. W. Pergams and Patricia A. Zaradic.

It’s all the more important we connect children with nature. At LandChoices we are working to do that through our promotion of and national campaign for conservation subdivisions.

“Declining nature participation has crucial implications for current conservation efforts,” said co-authors of the report, Oliver R. W. Pergams and Patricia A. Zaradic.

It’s all the more important we connect children with nature. Learn more in the article“‘Videophilia’ is killing outdoors life, study says”.

Are land use and subdivision ordinances in your town outdated? Do they require developers to build destructive “cookie cutter” subdivisions that take away children’s access to nature?

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