The Regional Parks Policy Plan should emphasize maintaining the quality of natural resources in our regional parks. High-quality natural areas and water resources must be preserved and, in areas where they already have been degraded, they should be restored. Greenway corridors should connect these places, but not necessarily be developed through these valuable green spaces. These natural areas will only become more valuable as the areas around them become more developed.

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Laurel Yarrow almost 4 years ago

Create undeveloped Greenway corridors connecting wild areas to wild areas, so that wildlife can move through the state as needed. Rivers and floodplains can – and do create natural corridors. However, they do flood! Floodplains need to be extended to include Highground where animals can shelter during floods.