Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Professor Andy Mowen, Penn State University

Professor Andy Mowen, Penn State University, said the mental and physical health benefits from outdoor recreation are well documented in national and state studies along with the ability of nearby recreation facilities to reduce obesity and promote physical activity, especially with children.
Other speakers at the event include:
Marci Mowery, PA Parks and Forests Foundation
Patricia Tomes, Rails-To-Trails Conservancy
Curt Ashenfelter, Keystone Trails Association
Judith Schwank, 10,000 Friends of PA
Cynthia Carrow, Western PA Conservancy
Donna Morelli, Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Robert Griffith, PA Recreation and Parks Society
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