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10 million people in U.S. don't have a park near home, survey says

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10 million people in U.S. don't have a park near home, survey says

10 million people in U.S. don't have a park near home, survey says

The Trust for Public Land says not having a park near your home can lead to more stress, depression, poor mental health, an increase in health issues relating to inactivity and can also cause people to be more vulnerable to extreme weather conditions.

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10 million people in U.S. don't have a park near home, survey says

WHERE SHE IS, PLEASE CAPE CORALPOLICE DEPARTMENT AT THE NUMBERON YOUR SCREEN.A NEW SURVEY SAYS TEN MILLIONPEOPLE ACROSS THE U-S **DON’THAVE A PARK WITHIN A TEN MINUTEWALK FROM HOME..

AND THATINCLUDES MULTIPLE CITIES HERE INSOUTHWEST FLORIDA.AND WE ARE IN YOUR CORNER...TALKING ABOUT AN ORGANIZATIONTHAT WORKS TO BRING PARKS TOCOMMUNITIES.KATHRYN JOINS US LIVE FROM CAPECORAL WHERE THIS ORGANIZATIONBELIEVES MORE SHOULD BE DONEABOUT THIS.

KATHRYN?CHRIS AND LISA-- WHY IS THIS SOIMPORTANT?

WELL..

THE TRUST FORPUBLIC LAND SAYS NOT HAVING APARK NEAR YOUR HOME..

CAN LEADTO MORE STRESS... AN INCREASEDCHANCE OF HEALTH RISKS... AND ITSAYS PEOPLE ARE MORE VULNERABLETO SOME EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS.THERE ARE THREE CITIES INSOUTHWEST FLORIDA THAT DON’THAVE PARKS ANYWHERE NEAR WHEREPEOPLE LIVE-- LEHIGH ACRES...CAPE CORAL... AND IMMOKALEE.TAKE A LOOK AT THESE MAPS HERE--THIS MAP FOR LEHIGH ACRES SHOWSONLY SIX PERCENT OF PEOPLE INTHIS CITY... LIVE WITHIN A TENMINUTE WALK FROM A PARK.THERE ARE ONLY NINE TOTAL INTHIS CITY.THE AREAS IN RED SHOW WHEREPARKS ARE THE FARTHEST FROMWHERE PEOPLE LIVE.IN ADDITION TO THAT... THE TRUSTFOR PUBLIC LAND SAYS ZEROPERCENT OF CITY LAND IN LEHIGHACRES IS USED FOR PARKS ANDRECREATION.THIS MAP OF CAPE CORAL SHOWSONLY SIXTEEN PERCENT OF PEOPLEIN THIS CITY LIVE WITHIN A TENMINUTE WALK FROM THE PARK...DESPITE THE CITY HAVING 31PARKS.AND FINALLY..

LET’S TAKE A LOOKAT IMMOKALEE.THIS MAP SHOWS A QUARTER OF THEPOPULATION LIVES WITHIN TENMINUTES OF A PARK... BUT NONE OFTHE CITY’S LAND IS USED FORPARKS AND RECREATION.AND THERE ARE SOME OTHER CITIESIN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA... THATHIGHLIGHT THE OPPOSITE END OFTHAT SPECTRUM.WE’LL SHOW YOU SOME OF THE BESTCITIES WHERE PEOPLE HAVE EASIERACCESS FOR PARKS COMING



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