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Aric Ping, Natural Resource Technician
Conservation, Health, Hiking, Hitchcock Nature Center

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Do you doo(doo) your environmental doody?

Deer and other wildlife poop at your county parks and habitat areas, but your dog shouldn't. Here's why!

Kylie Jacott, Promotions & Outreach Coordinator
Conservation, Environmental Education, Health

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Shining Some Light on the Vanishing Night

It’s International Dark Sky Week! Let's reflect on our relationship with the dark and light pollution. Is it really that big of a deal?

Amy Campagna, Environmental Education Coordinator
Environmental Education, Health

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5 Ways to Manage Anxiety: Build Your Relationship with the Outdoors

Did you know? Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in the U.S., with almost 1 in 5 adults (40 million people) living with general or social anxiety, panic attacks, or phobias.

Kylie Jacott, Promotions & Outreach Coordinator
Healing Home, Health

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What's the Best Way to Welcome Spring? Get Moving Outdoors!

Learn about parks’ powerful role in public health in our series, “Healing Home.”

Kylie Jacott, Promotions & Outreach Coordinator
Conservation, Healing Home, Health, Spring

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