Author Archives: Robert Caston

Robert Caston
Robert Caston oversees Content Marketing for The Park Catalog. Robert earned a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter for several newspapers. He is a connoisseur of fresh air and loves photographing nature whether he’s hanging out in a national park or a park down the street. With a passion for the outdoors, he is a strong advocate of green spaces and getting people out of the house. His favorite parks are the spectacular Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming and the incredible Twin Rivers Park in Stuart, Fla.

EPA Supports Use Of Plastic Picnic Tables And Plastic Lumber


It’s an ongoing argument – buy traditional outdoor furniture such as wooden picnic tables for less or pay more for plastic picnic tables and save later on maintenance costs. Both products have their plusses. But in several studies conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency, researchers found several compelling reasons to use plastic picnic tables and plastic lumber as a “greener” ... Read More »

How To Make Your State More Bicycle-Friendly With More Bicycle Infrastructure

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Does your state care about bicyclists? What are your state and city officials doing to make streets safer for bicyclists? What are other states investing to make life better for bicyclists and how does your state compare to them? Bicycling today is bigger than ever. According to Statista, there were 66.5 million cyclists in the US in 2016. That means 12.4% ... Read More »

Research Shows Why Spending Time Outdoors In A Park Is Good For Your Health and Well-Being

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  For more information on this topic, go here – In addition to the benefits mentioned above, researchers have also found several additional ways that venturing outside improves your health. The Color Green – green is the color of nature and researchers at the University of Essex found that cyclists who rode their bikes in front of the color green ... Read More »