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Great Outdoors Month

Effective Date: 
June 1, 2012 - June 30, 2012

WHEREAS, the outdoors significantly impact the lives of North Dakotans; and

WHEREAS, North Dakota’s residents benefit physically and mentally from outdoor activity as they work and play; and

WHEREAS, the state’s citizens have a proud tradition of safeguarding the environment and enjoying outdoor recreation; and

WHEREAS, a clean and sustainable environment contributes to quality of life, providing activities which promote good health and fitness; and

WHEREAS, outdoor activities bring people together, promote family togetherness, and provide memorable experiences through healthy interaction; and

WHEREAS, it is important to introduce children to nature, teaching them the importance of maintaining North Dakota’s legacy of environmental stewardship and leading a healthy lifestyle; and

WHEREAS, Great Outdoors Month emphasizes outdoor activities and opportunities available in North Dakota in which people can participate and make a part of their lives.

NOW, THEREFORE, as Governor of the State of North Dakota, I do hereby proclaim June 2012, GREAT OUTDOORS MONTH in the state of North Dakota.

Signed Proclamation: 

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