Recreation planning is becoming more complex and contentious, and will likely only become more so in the future. Parks, trails and open space are vital assets to every community and have been lauded for protecting and preserving a community’s natural features, promoting social and mental health and generally bolstering a community’s quality of live. In an era of long commutes and electronic media, the public is now, more than ever, attempting to reconnect with nature. As residents increasingly demand new and enhanced recreational opportunities, communities face the challenge of weighing the wishes of their residents against financial realities.
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