Data Helps Show Elected Officials Why Parks and Recreation are Essential
By Barry Weiss | Posted on May 28, 2013
Using PRORAGIS to document how you are helping solve community problems could mean more support and increased resources for your agency
Five Resources to Help You Prepare for a Crisis
By Danielle Taylor | Posted on May 13, 2013
Park and recreation professionals must prepare for everything in an ever-changing world. This post offers resources that agencies can use to help formulate plans and be prepared.
Keen Interest in Parks at the National Mitigation Banking Conference
By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on May 9, 2013
NRPA and Angler Environmental have been working together to develop a Parks for Mitigation pilot project to creating stream mitigation banks on public parklands in the MD, VA, and DC region that, if successful, will serve as a model for other park agencies across the country.
Directors School: An Intoxicating, Incredible Experience
By Cindi Wight | Posted on May 7, 2013
Cindi Wight, Recreation Director at Rutland Recreation and Parks Department in Vermont, shares how NRPA’s Directors School taught her new skills and introduced her to amazing colleagues.
Three Ways to Use the Three Pillars
By National Recreation and Park Association | Posted on May 7, 2013
NRPA's pillars are a communications strategy, so how can they be used to communicate parks and recreation priorities to the public and policymakers?
CPRP: A Challenge to Myself
By Jason Tryon | Posted on May 1, 2013
Jason Tryon, CPRP, Operations Director/Athletic Coordinator at Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation in Charlotte, NC, touches on what pursing Certification is all about – a challenge to oneself