Community Members Transform Contaminated Land into Oasis
By Roseann Bongiovanni | Posted on November 30, 2017
Roseann Bongiovanni of Chelsea, Massachusetts' GreenRoots shares how they use community engagement to make improvements that benefit all.
10 Commandments of Resumes
By Michael Biedenstein | Posted on November 28, 2017
As we head into winter and winter breaks, it’s a fantastic opportunity to take a look at your resume to make sure it’s ready for the New Year and potential spring and summer internships and job opportunities. But how do you stand out among your qualified peers?
5 Healthy Out-of-School Time Myths Busted — Episode 011
By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on November 27, 2017
In today’s episode, we chat with Ava DeBovis and Daniel Hatcher from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to bust some out-of-school time myths.
How to Get Parents to Buy into Safety
By Michelle Chopin, ePACT Network | Posted on November 27, 2017
Park and recreation staff often have to deal with emergency situations in their programs throughout the year. Here are some tips on how to handle them more effectively.
Proposal to Double or Triple Daily Entrance Fees at National Parks — A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?
By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on November 17, 2017
The Department of Interior recently issued notice they will significantly raise daily entrance fees for 17 iconic national parks and has requested public comment.
You Came, You Saw, You Conferenced
By Melissa May | Posted on November 17, 2017
As our work lives return to normal following the 2017 NRPA Annual Conference, we would like to take a moment to share some of the feedback you passed on to us about your experience in New Orleans. Thank you for sharing your opinions!
Parks and Rec: Joining the Fight Against Diabetes
By Heather Williams | Posted on November 16, 2017
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. As part of this nationwide initiative, NRPA is calling attention to the role parks and rec plays in keeping people active and healthy, even those affected by diabetes.
Why 3 National Orgs Came Together to Promote Proximity to Parks — Episode 010
By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on November 13, 2017
On October 10, 2017, the Trust for Public Land (TPL), the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) came together to launch a campaign called 10-Minute Walk.
What to Expect as a First-Time Speaker at the NRPA Annual Conference
By Lauren Belle | Posted on November 7, 2017
As a first-time speaker at 2017 NRPA Annual Conference in New Orleans I learned what it takes to make an impact on the audience and how rewarding it can be.
Hey Congress, If the Budget Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
By Public Policy Team | Posted on November 2, 2017
Congress has passed the FY2018 budget framework, but spending levels for individual programs have not been finalized.