Weathering the Storms

August 28, 2012

The National Weather Service has teamed up with parks across the country to help employees prepare in advance and respond after the fact to any weather-related disaster that may come. Parks & Recreation Magazine's associate editor Danielle Taylor discusses how other park agencies can take advantage of this program and help protect their communities.

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Top Three Reasons to Participate in Visit A Park Day

August 20, 2012

Take advantage of Visit a Park Day this fall as a way to spark a long lasting bond between your park and recreation facilities and your community. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Young Professional Network provide the top three reasons why you should participate on Friday, October 5, 2012.

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Seven Surefire Strategies to Help Get You to Congress and Expo

August 3, 2012

In today’s economy, your agency has to justify every dollar spent, including the money and time spent on training and professional development. This means you may have to work even harder to attend NRPA’s Congress and Exposition in Anaheim, CA. We've gathered up seven strategies that you can employ to help get you to Anaheim.

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Vetting Your Video Versatility

August 1, 2012

Taking advantage of video is a great way to promote your agency, programs, services and overarching benefits you bring to the community. We saw many of you use video for Park and Recreation Month. If your agency is interested in doing videos or more of them, this guest blog post by Liam O'Mahony, from the City of Chandler, AZ Community Services Department is chock full of tips on making the most of YouTube.

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