More Than a Meal
By Erika Tang | Posted on March 26, 2019
Lewisville Parks and Recreation in Texas is helping older adults age well and supports NRPA’s Healthy Aging in Parks Initiative in efforts to improve and maintain the health and wellness of older adults through parks and recreation.
Community-Minded Design with Todd Lehman — Episode 036
By Cort Jones and Roxanne Sutton | Posted on March 25, 2019
On this episode of Open Space Radio, we talk with Todd Lehman, Cre8Play's owner and "design guy," about the benefits of keeping a community's spirit in mind when designing play spaces.
Turn Your Passion into a Presentation
By Ben Johnson, CPRP | Posted on March 22, 2019
Presenting a Speed Session at the NRPA Annual Conference is a great professional development tool for the novice and experienced speaker alike.
Where Are Your Bees and Butterflies?
By Brett Johnson | Posted on March 21, 2019
The spring and summertime are the perfect times to plan pollinator-based BioBlitz events to document the current pollinators and plants species found in your parks.
A Park and Rec Program Created 500,000 Healthier Youth — Episode 035
By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on March 18, 2019
In today’s episode, we take a moment to celebrate five years of Commit to Health and how we're making an impact nationwide.
FY20 Presidential Budget Request: Year Three of Eliminations and Deep Cuts to Park and Rec Priorities
By NRPA Public Policy | Posted on March 14, 2019
The White House released its FY20 budget request this week, kicking off debate for the next budget cycle.
President Signs Bill to Permanently Authorize LWCF
By NRPA Public Policy | Posted on March 12, 2019
LWCF reauthorization has passed Congress and was signed by the president today, and while this is a big win for our industry, the fight isn't over yet.
Five New Features to Celebrate NRPA Connect’s 5th Birthday
By Hayley Herzing | Posted on March 1, 2019
There are a lot of reasons to celebrate NRPA Connect's 5th birthday, but here are five new features that will help make it easier and more fun to network with fellow park and recreation professionals around the country.