A Different Kind of Tweet

Richard J. Dolesh | May 29, 2012

A year ago, NRPA put up a couple of bluebird nest boxes at headquarters. Read more to see how nest boxes might be a great conservation project for you.  

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Who Loves Parks?

Maureen Hannan | May 24, 2012

In the nearly two years I have written for Parks and Recreation Magazine, I have done more than 20 interviews and profiles of people who are changing parks and rec—whether in their own town or on the national stage.

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UPDATE Announcement from the DOJ about Access to Existing Swimming Facilities

John McGovern | May 22, 2012

The Department of Justice (DOJ), late on May 17, released an important announcement regarding access to new swimming facilities, and access to existing swimming facilities. 

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A Room Full of Solutions to Empty Bellies

Jimmy O’Connor | May 21, 2012

NRPA assembled a group of 28 park and recreation agencies – grantees of its 2012 Serving Communities program – to address children’s hunger and obesity, and how they are combating both through summer meal programs.

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CDC Weight of the Nation Conference Highlights

Zarnaaz Bashir | May 14, 2012

NRPA’s Health and Wellness Advisory Panel, made up of 10 park professionals and researchers, recently attended the CDC Weight of the Nation Conference in Washington, D.C. The key message heard at the conference was that local park and recreation agencies are critical in helping solve the obesity epidemic.

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