The Delores Fenwick Nature Center serves the City of Pearland, Texas, a small community just south of Houston. Here's how its staff are planning to make their future BioBlitz events more equitable.
In the latest Parks Snapshot survey, we learned that many more summer offerings and events will be available to communities across the country in 2021, with most agencies delivering a robust set of summer events and amenities.
The June issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, and on today’s bonus episode of Open Space Radio, we’re diving deeper into one of this month’s feature stories, “Mental Health Care in a Pandemic.”
Since 2007, Hill International, Inc. has managed hundreds of construction contracts for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to help build, enhance, restore and protect the Big Apple’s parks and public spaces.
Today's episode of Open Space Radio is a bittersweet one, as we bid farewell to one of our co-hosts, Roxanne Sutton, before she embarks on a new adventure.
As kids grow and develop, they play in different ways and have different abilities and limitations. For this reason, playground equipment is often designed with a specific age group in mind so it can keep kids interested and maximize safety. Age-inclusive playgrounds have equipment and features for all age groups of kids.
The chlorine shortage that has been reported recently may cause some headaches for aquatics professionals, but shouldn’t lead to major disruptions. Stock up on needed supplies without overbuying and your summer should be just fine.
Here are best practices from the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program on how park and recreation agencies can support coaches in ensuring youth safely return to play.
Here are seven cost-effective ways you can improve your parks and playgrounds from Little Tikes Commercial.
Background Investigation Bureau, the exclusive background screening provider of NRPA, provides what you need to know to be efficient in your on-boarding practices and keep your community safe.
On this episode of Open Space Radio, we're replaying one of our Coffee Talks from last year's NRPA Virtual, when we were joined by Kenny Weigandt from Willamalane Park and Recreation District in Oregon, and John DiSpaldo, a regional preparedness liaison for FEMA, to discuss being prepared for disasters due to a changing climate.
Mindfulness is the practice of focusing on what you’re sensing and feeling in the present moment, without passing any judgment or allowing interruptions. BOKS, a free physical activity program for kids and families, has just launched a new Mindfulness & Movement Flows resource designed to take the planning out of mindfulness activities.