Global Pop-Up Park Event Highlights the Value of Urban Green Space

Danielle Taylor | September 26, 2012

PARK(ing) Day is an annual event that brings attention to the need for urban green space. We talked with three participants  to learn how park and recreation professionals can use this event to serve their communities.

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The CPR Act Could Breathe Life into Parks and Rec

Leslie Mozingo | September 24, 2012

On Thursday, Sept. 20, U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (D NC) along with Sens. John Kerry (D MA) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D NY) introduced important legislation into the Senate called the Community Parks Revitalization (CPR) Act. This legislation, if enacted, will help revitalize urban areas through improved access to parks and recreation. 

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Why Participate in National Public Lands Day

Jessica Jones | September 18, 2012

Learn about the many benefits of hosting volunteer events in conjunction with National Public Lands Day in September.

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Learn Something New in the September Issue of the Magazine

Elizabeth Beard | September 6, 2012

Happy September! Managing Editor, Elizabeth Beard outlines the five things you'll learn in the latest issue of Parks & Recreation.

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