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2003 State Trail Administrators Meeting - Joel Lynch Presentation

Slide 11

Convergence of Ideals


Notes:

These current plans are different in many ways in comparison to the previous plans, even as recently as the mid-1990's plans. In particular the concept of recreation appears to have broadened for both the individual and society as a whole, mainly because park and recreation is being tied to quality of life. Quality of life is central to other paradigms, such as smart growth, which has helped add new constituent groups and focus different and compatible agendas. So while the SCORP still provides that statement about the recreation priorities of the state they are now also helping to serve as a statement about conserving communities resources and improving the quality of life.

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