Healthy Eating Starts with Elephants and Pizza

By Adriane Clutter | Posted on August 27, 2014

NRPA's Commit to Health campaign supports the implementation and evaluation of Healthy Eating, Physical Activity (HEPA) standards in park and recreation sites.

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Austin: Everything for a Reason… and BBQ!

By Kevin O'Hara | Posted on August 26, 2014

NRPA’s Vice President of Urban and Government Affairs Kevin O’Hara continues his series of dispatches from urban park and recreation agencies. Here, he details a visit to Austin, one of Texas’ best-loved cities.

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Let them Play in the Park

By Jessica Culverhouse | Posted on August 20, 2014

In a recent NPR story on play, the author made the case that play is good for the developing brain. As a parent and former educator, I couldn’t agree more. I am often struck by the determent of unstructured play by parents, teachers and caregivers.

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Innovative Sessions: A Seasoned Congress Presenter Speaks Out

By Mat Duerden, Ph.D. | Posted on August 19, 2014

Mat Duerden, Ph.D., shares his story of attending NRPA's Annual Conference. Duerden shares his perspective of education sessions he’s been involved in from research all the way to leading a NRPA Live session!

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What Happens When a Congressman Visits a Summer Food Service Program

By Sage Learn | Posted on August 15, 2014

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation provided NRPA and friends, a tour of the Recreation Center and highlighted the lunch that was being served through the USDA Summer Food Service Program.

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Your Marketing is Missing Something

By Jason Genck | Posted on August 12, 2014

Brand+Aid is the finest focused-topic conference I’ve attended in my career.

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