Inherit the Earth, or Borrow it from our Children?
By Paul Gilbert, Executive Director of NOVA Parks | Posted on June 30, 2015
By taking a more proactive role in environmental protection, parks and recreation can serve our communities better, and our world.
Flip the Switch on Screen Time: Eight Tips
By Daniel Hatcher | Posted on June 23, 2015
Limiting screen time in your park and recreation summer and out-of-school time programs ensures that if screen time is used, it is balanced with physical activity time.
Staying a Top Workplace
By Martin Dease | Posted on June 19, 2015
NRPA being awarded the title of Top Workplace means even more to us because it is based solely on employee surveys.
The Power of Many
By Michele White | Posted on June 19, 2015
When a network of 50,000 park and recreation professionals came together along with our supplier community, big things happened for a park.
The 17 Goals of the United Nations Parks and Recreation Should Know
By Jimmy O'Connor | Posted on June 17, 2015
The United Nations spent the last three years identifying the most pressing issues affecting the planet; in particular, the human element of the planet.
Five Tips to Get Your Member of Congress to Visit Your Community
By Jayni Rasmussen | Posted on June 16, 2015
NRPA recently sat down with two Congressional staffers to for some tips on getting the attention of federal elected officials.
NC2NV: Texas State University
By National Recreation and Park Association | Posted on June 8, 2015
The Young Professional Network organized a virtual “road trip” out West, making “stops” at COAPRT accredited schools. This blog focuses on the Texas State University.
Free Milkweed Plants and Grant Opportunities for Monarch Habitat Restoration
By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on June 5, 2015
Monarch butterfly conservation resources are available, and your park and recreation agency should look for opportunities to utilize them to expand efforts in conservation, education and research.
Why 50,000 is a Great Number for Parks and Recreation
By Lauren Hoffmann | Posted on June 3, 2015
NRPA reached 50,000 park and recreation members in our 50th year.