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Should Parks and Recreation Care about Climate Change?

2012-08-01, Department, by Richard J. Dolesh

Climate change will impact parks just when we need them most .

One of the more perplexing long term issues facing parks and recreation is how to deal with the issue of climate change.  Clearly, public opinion is changing—a recent national poll by the Washington Post and Stanford University showed that global warming is no longer the top environmental concern for even half the population.

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