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Support parks: Help Americans be active and happy

May 30, 2014
by Jeffrey Levi
The Hill

It was 50 years ago that the Wilderness Act—which protects over 100 million acres of U.S. land—became law.

In the last half century, millions and millions of Americans have enjoyed National Parks.  But we often forget that National Parks aren’t just about preserving the nation’s natural beauty or the environment – they are also vital for protecting the future health of the nation. 

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/207461-support-parks-help-americans-be-active-and-happy#ixzz33U8NMKoI 
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