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Take the #OurParks Pledge

Join the OurParks movement by taking the pledge to commit to helping create a community and culture of stewardship, safety, and compassion for all who enjoy #OurParks in Manchester.

I pledge to:

  • Carry in, carry out – bring a suitable trash bag. Leave no trash, take everything out to protect #OurParks.
  • Clean up after my pet.
  • Stay home if sick.
  • Wear a mask.
  • Use parks and trails for exercise only and avoid gathering in groups.
  • Warn other trail users of your presence as and as you pass. Signal your presence with your voice, bell or horn.
  • Maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or more and leave space between others when passing on trails.

OurParks Pledge

OurParks Virtual Village Series

Join Town of Manchester Recreation Division, Nature Explorer ‘Virtual Village” Video Series with our Rec on the Run Coordinator, Elizabeth MacDonald for fun, engaging, informative, and education videos steps from the front door. These videos are geared for children, youth and adults and will provide a respite to those looking for nature based programs, activities and ideas!

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Bottle left in the woods

Trash Talk

I may not be able to define trash but I know it when I see it. For most of us, this expression probably rings true. Beer cans, plastic bottles and other plastic debris have no place in our woods and around our public spaces, that much we can agree on.

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