2018 Farm Bill Update: Tell Your Members of Congress That You Love LAMP!
By Megan Phillippi | Posted on August 29, 2018
The House and Senate are currently working to reconcile the differences in each of their versions of the 2018 Farm Bill to pass a final, unified bill before the September 30 deadline.
Conservation Sessions at the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference
By Michele White | Posted on August 28, 2018
To help you plan, we’ve put together a list of some of the stellar conservation-focused education sessions offered at the NRPA Annual Conference.
Cornfields and Commit to Health: My Reaction to Rural Recreation and Nutrition
By Audrey Fox | Posted on August 23, 2018
This summer, NRPA staff conducted site visits to rural grant recipients to see what Commit to Health funding and resources look like in action.
Parks and Recreation: Impacting the Lives of Older Adults Across the Country
By Lesha Spencer-Brown | Posted on August 21, 2018
At a time when the older adult population is growing at such a rapid rate, it’s no surprise that park and recreation agencies are playing their part to serve the needs and desires of this growing population.
How Risk Play Can Benefit Kids — Episode 024
By Cort Jones | Posted on August 20, 2018
Unstructured, hands-on, risk play is making a comeback, and it can teach kids lessons and skills that they can take with them for the rest of their lives.
Taking Park Access for Granted and Resources to Help
By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on August 14, 2018
Check out this preview of all the sessions at the upcoming NRPA Annual Conference that can help agencies improve park access.
Understanding Equity in Parks and Recreation
By Jared Mummert | Posted on August 14, 2018
What is “social equity” and what does it mean for your park agency?
Free the Beach!
By Robert García | Posted on August 14, 2018
The City Project, GreenLatinos and California LULAC oppose an unfair settlement agreement and support equal access to the California coast.
Making the Most of Your NRPA Annual Conference Experience Once It’s Over
By Katherine Stokke | Posted on August 10, 2018
Find out what one conference attendee does to stymie the post-conference letdown.
Congress Is Getting PHIT, Thanks to You!
By Megan Phillippi | Posted on August 2, 2018
Passage of the PHIT Act in the House represents an increased support for physical activity as a crucial component of a healthy lifestyle.
Learn How to Pool Safely!
By Elizabeth Gonzales | Posted on August 1, 2018
Pool Safely is a national public education campaign that works with partners around the country to reduce child drownings and entrapment in swimming pools and spas.