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National park service promotes health benefits of the outdoors

04/06/2011
By Victoria Schlesinger

As Californians anxiously wait for news about whether their favorite state park will be closed due to financial woes, director of the National Park Service Jon Jarvis spoke in Marin on Tuesday about the connection between good health and getting outside. As part of a new national campaign called”Healthy Parks Healthy People,” the park...
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