One of the most reliable indicators of the level of public support for parks and recreation can be measured by how strongly people show their support when it counts the most—when they vote. The good news in 2012 is that public support for local ballot measures and bond issues for parks and recreation was very high. Read on to get a summary of some of how various park bond referendums and ballot measures fared in this year's election.
Think you know about how parks really improve health? What do you know about the 10 Million Kids Outdoors goal? Interested in aquatics advancements that can help you save costs and increase safety? These are just a few questions you can answer by reading the November issue of Parks & Recreation. Managing Editor Elizabeth Beard provides a summary of these and two other standout stories you don't want to miss this month.
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