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Happy 100th Birthday National Park Service!

The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and they’ve inviting visitors of all ages to join in the celebration throughout the month! With special events across the country, and free admission to all 412 national parks from August 25 through August 28, the National Park Service is …

Berries!

The featured food item for August is Berries!

Naturally sweet, delicious and healthy berries are a great way to add color to your plate! USDA’s MyPlate reminds us to make half our plate fruits and vegetables. Berries offer the deep reds, blues, and purples as part of the “plateful of color” that we’re encouraged to eat every day to stay healthy. Berries are high in vitamin A and C, as well as fiber.

Park RX: Prescribe A Day In the Park!

The SD Department of Health and Department of Game, Fish and Parks are teaming up to encourage healthcare providers to provide their patients with a prescription for physical activity in any South Dakota State Park. Healthcare providers can now prescribe a free 1-day pass to any SD State Park.

World Breastfeeding Week - Support Breastfeeding Moms!

On August 1-7, South Dakota will join the rest of the nation and countries around the globe in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. The goal of the annual observance is to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies worldwide.