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Explore and Enjoy the Outdoors

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June is Great Outdoors Month in America. It reminds us to connect with nature and explore fun outdoor activities, such as hiking, camping and paddling. 

Jessa Stone, a senior business student at Missouri State University and Outdoor Adventures trip guide for the MSU Foster Recreation Center, shares how spending time outdoors improves your overall health, as well as highlights some ways to maximize your experience.

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Check out JessaJayVlogs, Stone's YouTube channel about her journey as a solo female traveler.

A native of Malaysia, Emily moved to Springfield in 2010 and started working at Missouri State University in 2014. She’s currently the public relations specialist in the office of strategic communication. She has a BA in Mass Communications from Colorado State University-Pueblo and a Master of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.
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