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I can’t stand the term passive recreation area.  Common “passive recreation” pursuits are wildlife observation, walking, biking, snowshoeing, and canoeing, and a “passive recreation area” is typically defined as undeveloped space or an environmentally sensitive area.  I probably just dropped a whole lot of knowledge on you there.  Before I started working in the parks and recreation field, I didn’t know there was a difference between “active” and “passive recreation,” so I wouldn’t be surprised if you didn’t either.  I didn’t know recreational pursuits were categorized this way.  And they shouldn’t be. Let’s look more at what some common “passive”

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Schools across the country are in full swing, and children studying a variety of subjects.  The “three R’s” are an important part of our lives in school.  We learn about reducing, reusing, and recycling to help our environment and to reduce waste.  We also learn reading, writing, and arithmetic which, of course, are important subjects to prepare us for future schooling, careers, and life.  With technology increasing at such a rapid rate, efforts are concentrated in STEM programs for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in schools.  All these types of studies are important for students for the future and to

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