“Are parks and open spaces essential to our state economy?” the Arizona survey asked. “Absolutely ” said 92 percent of the Arizonans surveyed. “Do you visit parks at least a couple times a year?” “Yup,” said 86
The acronym “PE” holds a lot of negative associations for some people, bringing back memories of seemingly impossible fitness tests and rope climbs, along with tween and teen mortification about changing in a school locker room and various other indignities
November 2011 marks the 20th year of Supervisors’ Management School (SMS). Taking a moment to reflect on a program that has provided 20 years of continuing education to professionals in the parks, recreation, and leisure service field I look back
“The economy of the future will be based on relationship rather than possession.” I remember reading that prediction by Wired Magazine futurist John Perry Barlow in 2003. The internet was careening from infancy to a wild toddlerhood, Napster was
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