New Publication – Open Space Adds Value to Your Community

This recent research project observed the many benefits open spaces provide to communities:
• Fresh air
• Clean water
• Storm water control
• Shade
• Recreation
• Scenic quality
• Stress relief
• Wildlife habitat
• Sense of community
• Economic value
Neighborhoods and communities with sufficient
amounts of quality open space are desirable places to live.

See more: http://extension.msstate.edu/