Parks, in Stevenson, are open grounds or garden areas for recreational use, and are usually maintained by a civic body. Typically, a park is a protected area, in its natural or semi-natural planted state, and is meant for human recreation and enjoyment. It has facilities like: jogging or walking strip; active playground for the youth to play soccer, football, etc; see-saw, slide, swing, merry-go-round, etc, for the very young.
Parks, in Stevenson, are both active and passive spots of recreation. Active recreation is that which involves some action on part of the individual and may be a solo or team activity on playgrounds, ball fields and skate parks. Running, throwing, kicking, jogging, walking, swinging, sliding, etc, are all active recreations. Passive recreation is a low level of involvment with activities and may include nature-watching, enjoying an outdoor picnic on the trails, etc.
Each year as a tradition to myself and this green movement website, I write on the events of Earth Day (April 22nd) this year is no exception. I will focus more on some new ideas and representations of our planet Earth. The symbols of Earth Day have been similar throughout the years, including an image or drawing of the Earth..