City governments are primarily the ones responsible for keeping parks green and safe but residents may also lend a hand in keeping it that way. After all, the residents are those who will be in the parks everyday. As such, they will be the first to know how the park is doing. Should anything needs to be fixed, they’ll be ones to first notice that. Should the grass start looking parched, then they’ll also be the first to assume that the park is not being taken care of. A sense of ownership for a park will go a long way in ensuring that it is kept green and safe to play in because that means there will always be people who will care enough to keep it that way.
If your area does not have a park anywhere near, you can gather some of your neighbors to see if anyone else is interested in petitioning for a park. It might take a while for your petition to be granted or even simply addressed but at least you took that all-important first step towards creating a safer environment for your family. It’s easy to assume, after all, that no one cares if they have a park or not because no one is asking for one, neither for themselves or for your children.Read More