Mixing Work and Play: Building Awareness for Career and Tech Ed Opportunities in Parks and Rec
By Megan Phillippi | Posted on September 21, 2018
Afterschool and summer learning programs, including those offered by local parks and rec agencies, are well positioned to support youth in developing the in-demand skills and competencies sought by employers.
Secretary Zinke Announces LWCF Allocations
By Kyle Simpson | Posted on September 21, 2018
Secretary Ryan Zinke announced this year’s Land and Water Conservation Fund allocations this week at Acadiana Park Nature Station in Louisiana.
Universal Recreation: Meh or Magnificent? — Episode 026
By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on September 18, 2018
In this episode, we chat about why universal recreation is important and how it can improve all aspects of parks and recreation.
Historic Day for the Land and Water Conservation Fund!
By Kyle Simpson | Posted on September 14, 2018
The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources passed legislation that would permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conversation Fund.
Removing Barriers Through Aqua Fitness Programming
By Shauna Lewallen, CPRP | Posted on September 14, 2018
Neuro-Splash has become more than just exercise, for some participants it’s become a support network and given a new outlook on life
The Dockless Invasion
By Kyle Simpson | Posted on September 12, 2018
The dockless bike and scooter revolution is making a play to enter many metropolitan areas and may be headed to your city next.
New for Conference — Sport Your Personal Gender Pronoun!
By Allison Colman | Posted on September 10, 2018
A gender pronoun reflects who a person is, how they identify and how they would like to be referred to by others.
This Delta Community Uses Nutrition to Strengthen the Next Generation
By Allison Colman | Posted on September 7, 2018
In Tunica, Mississippi, community leaders and organizations are working together to make changes that will provide better food access and improve health across the community.
By Michele White, CAE, IOM | Posted on September 4, 2018
We are seeing the fruits of our labor in our NRPA pollinator garden — monarch caterpillars!
Celebrating Our 25th Episode: Why We Love Park & Rec Pros — Episode 025
By Cort Jones and Roxanne Sutton | Posted on September 4, 2018
To celebrate the 25th episode of Open Space Radio, we're discussing the things we love about park and recreation professionals.