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Nature Play Spaces

Nature Play Spaces are intentionally designed or
designated to integrate natural components into a place for structured and unstructured play and learning.

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Park Equity

This Park Equity Analysis provides a quantitative statewide analysis to increase the access to public lands for children of underserved communities.

Constitution Gardens Park

Spotlight on Gaithersburg

The re-developed City Park in Gaithersburg provides stormwater treatment, new community gathering spaces, native species habitat and nature play. 

"Nearby Nature" can be integral to communities

Access to parks and other green spaces can bring people together, provide multiple benefits, and allow children to bond with nature at a young age.

The Maryland Partnership for Children in Nature works to connect children and communities to nature.