Discover the Beauty of Your Local Parks: How to Celebrate Earth Day with Map Your City
As Earth Day approaches, it's important to reflect on the natural beauty around us and the importance of preserving it for generations to come. One way we can do this is by exploring and appreciating our local green spaces and parks.
Luckily, with the Map Your City app, discovering these hidden gems has never been easier. Join us as we celebrate Earth Day by highlighting some of the most breathtaking parks and green spaces on the Map Your City app, and learn how you can do your part to protect and preserve them.
Local green spaces
Local green spaces, such as parks and gardens, play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life in urban areas. These spaces not only provide a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, but they also offer numerous health and environmental benefits.
Studies have shown that spending time in green spaces can reduce stress, improve mental health, and even lower the risk of certain diseases.
Green spaces also act as natural air purifiers, filtering out pollutants and improving overall air quality. Furthermore, they provide habitats for a variety of wildlife, helping to support biodiversity in our cities. By preserving and maintaining local green spaces, we can create more livable, sustainable, and resilient communities for all.
Check out the spaces some of the cities on Map Your City have mapped. Simply filter on “Park & Nature” and you will see them pop-up on your map.
Provincial and National Parks
Provincial and national parks play a crucial role in the preservation of the world’s natural beauty and protection of biodiversity. These protected areas offer opportunities for people to connect with nature, experience outdoor recreation, and learn about conservation.
From hiking and camping, to wildlife viewing and environmental education, provincial and national parks provide endless opportunities for exploration and discovery. With the Map Your City app, you can easily discover and navigate these incredible parks. Whether you’re looking for a day trip or a longer adventure.
By using Map Your City, you can also help support these important protected areas. As the app encourages users to visit and appreciate these natural wonders, and can help raise awareness and support for their conservation. Why not follow UNESCO Geoparks or the US National Parks community?
Spread the word
Want to spread the word? Raise Earth Day awareness by hitting the ♥️ in your app and sharing your favorite green spaces on your socials. Have plans on earth day already? If not sign up for these official Earth Day activities.
There are a ton of locations on Map Your City, and more are added every day. Simply:
download the app 📲
follow your favorite communities to be kept in the loop,
❤️ your favorite places to add them to your own treasure map.