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This week's Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation "Weekly Reader" is ready for your review. A snap shot of what has occurred in your parks, facilities and programs throughout the week. Check it out: Weekly Reader, Volume 10, Issue 11

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Legacy for Tomorrow and Beyond, Summer 2012. Vol. 2, Issue 1

LEE'S SUMMIT WINS HIGHEST NATIONAL AWARD FOR PARKS & RECREATION

NRPA in partnership with AAPRA bestowed its highest national award, the Gold Medal Award, to the Lee's Summit Parks and Recreation Department October 27 at NRPA's Congress and Exposition in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

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Native and natural grass areas, the beauty is in the details

Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation has been proactive in regards to leaving significant areas in parks as “native“ or natural habitat while also establishing wild flower and native grass areas because of the numerous benefits of “natural landscaping”. These types of areas give park patrons a chance to experience and appreciate a part of nature that is not typically seen in a city environment. The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently published “Green Acres, A Source Book on Natural Landscaping for Public Officials”, that includes the benefits of natural landscaping.

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