Data Helps Show Elected Officials Why Parks and Recreation are Essential

Barry Weiss | May 28, 2013

Using PRORAGIS to document how you are helping solve community problems could mean more support and increased resources for your agency.

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Five Resources to Help You Prepare for a Crisis

Danielle Taylor | May 13, 2013

Park and recreation professionals must prepare for everything in an ever-changing world. This post offers resources that agencies can use to help formulate plans and be prepared. 

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Keen Interest in Parks at the National Mitigation Banking Conference

Richard J. Dolesh | May 9, 2013

NRPA and Angler Environmental have been working together to develop a Parks for Mitigation pilot project to creating stream mitigation banks on public parklands in the MD, VA, and DC region that, if successful, will serve as a model for other park agencies across the country.

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Directors School: An Intoxicating, Incredible Experience

Cindi Wight | May 8, 2013

We have all had that once-in-a-lifetime professional development experience that taught us new skills and introduced us to amazing colleagues. Cindi Wight, Recreation Director at Rutland Recreation and Parks Department in Vermont, shares how NRPA’s Directors School did just that for her. 

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Three Ways to Use the Three Pillars

NRPA | May 7, 2013

NRPA's three pillars of Conservation, Health and Wellness and Social Equity are a communications strategy, so how can they be used to communicate parks and recreation priorities to the public and policymakers?

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CPRP: A Challenge to Myself

Jason Tryon | May 1, 2013

Jason Tryon, CPRP, Operations Director/Athletic Coordinator at Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation in Charlotte, NC, touches on what pursing Certification is all about – a challenge to oneself.  

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