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A new survey in the U.K. suggests the teenagers today are far more sedentary than their parents were at the same age. The study found that the number of young teenagers who play outside has dropped dramatically over the years. The research is part of a wider study into the “challenges and opportunities” faced by children in a world of rapidly evolving technology.read more
The National Park Service will offer free admission to parks across the country Saturday, Sept. 30, as part of National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day, held annually on the fourth Saturday in September, is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer event for public lands. Volunteers are encouraged to spend the day outdoors giving back to their communities by pulling invasive plants, maintaining trails or picking up trash.read more