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The City of Kamloops hopes park improvements in the city’s Aberdeen neighbourhood will not only make the area more pleasant but also educate residents about the city’s connection to nature.
This week, council approved developing a “carbon park” at West Highlands Park.
Glen Cheetham, sustainability supervisor for the city, said the goal is to help offset the city’s carbon emissions while also illustrating how carbon works as a building block for life and how nature can absorb it.
He told Daybreak Kamloops’s Doug Herbert the carbon park project is “an opportunity to look at our parks through a different lens.”
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