At a time when our nation needs to maximize our federal dollars, reduce obesity, minimize traffic congestion, and reduce our carbon footprint, while also creating jobs, how can we afford to not invest in trails?
People know parks enrich their economies. They use and value their parks. And yet, they may not know exactly where the money comes from to keep them going.
The acronym “PE” holds a lot of negative associations for some people.
One of the tasks assigned to the Deficit Reduction Committee is to recommend tax reform that includes changes to the tax code to build revenue and to pay for tax credits in order to build the economy.
November 2011 marked the 20th year of Supervisors’ Management School (SMS). The program has provided 20 years of continuing education to professionals in the parks, recreation, and leisure service field.
NRPA brought high level decision makers together at a special roundtable, Financing the Future, to discuss sustainable long-term funding for public parks.
Many state and local governments already employ a biennial budgeting process.
PRORAGIS yields insights into how park leaders across the country are spinning the “straw” of basic park data into gold.