5 Things We Learned from the Economic Impact of Local Parks Study

By Kevin Roth;Melissa May | Posted on November 24, 2015

NRPA recently released the results of the first economic impact study capturing the nationwide contribution that thousands of local and regional parks make to the U.S. economy..

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#ThankAParkRecPro

By Lauren Hoffmann | Posted on November 23, 2015

NRPA started a tradition with our Thanksgiving-themed blog posts that we hope you look forward to just as much as you do that special pie or side dish at your Thanksgiving feast!

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5 Tips for Using the NRPA Career Center

By Hayley MacDonell Herzing | Posted on November 19, 2015

Has your agency started to think about hiring and filling open positions? We've put together five tips to help you make the best use of the NRPA Career Center.

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2016 Spending Package Offers Opportunity to Boost Parks and Recreation

By Oliver Spurgeon III | Posted on November 19, 2015

Sequestration has wreaked havoc on state and local budgets and has threatened important investments in parks and recreation that keep Americans healthy and protect the integrity of our air, land and water.

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NRPA’s Efforts to Save the Monarch Butterfly Receive National Recognition

By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on November 16, 2015

NRPA has been accepted into the Monarch Joint Venture, a partnership of national and regional organizations, universities, and governmental agencies all working to protect and conserve the monarch.

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Update on LWCF and Active Transportation

By Dave Tyahla | Posted on November 6, 2015

Recently, action has been taken involving two of NRPA’s policy priorities – the reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and continued federal funding for active transportation options.

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