Make the Case for Environmental Education
By Oliver Spurgeon III | Posted on October 26, 2016
Today, NRPA members are joining education advocates and families around the country and asking Congress to provide the highest level of funding possible for better schools, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming, and hands-on, environmental education at park and recreation agencies.
Top 5 Education Session Submission Secrets
By Tom Crosley | Posted on October 25, 2016
Now is the time for you to submit your ideas for an education session for the 2016 NRPA Annual Conference. Here are five tips for submitting a successful education session proposal.
Conference Reflections: It’s About Building Community
By Kirk W. Kincannon, CPRP | Posted on October 21, 2016
Kirk W. Kincannon, CPRP, AAPRA, Executive Director of the Fairfax County Park Authority, reflects on his time spent at the 2016 NRPA Annual Conference and how the lessons learned can be brought home to make a positive transformation in our communities.
Conservation and Volunteer Lessons Learned from Seattle Parks and Recreation
By Roland Richardson | Posted on October 3, 2016
In August, the NRPA conservation team took a trip to the rainy city to meet with staff from Seattle Parks and Recreation, and tour several of the city’s most iconic parks.