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By Assemblywoman Marie Waldron
Special to Valley News 

Children and the great outdoors


Last updated 6/28/2018 at 7:08pm

Electronic devices and virtual reality can be great, but there’s nothing like experiencing nature firsthand. 

Unfortunately, many youths living in inner cities and underserved communities never have the opportunity to really experience the outdoors. The benefits of recreating are many, including healthy exercise, learning about nature, acquiring new skills and making friends.  To help make that happen, I voted in favor of Assembly Bill 2614, introduced by Assemblywoman Wendy Carrillo (D – Los Angeles), when it passed the Assembly May 31.

The bill requires the Natural Resources Agen...

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