NRPA's Green Stormwater Infrastructure Community Outreach and Education Grant Program, supported by Southwest Airlines, allowed the city of Boston to develop and test an innovative engagement strategy around green stormwater infrastructure.
With their 2017 Meet Me at the Park play spaces grant, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation proved that the best things really do come in small (or, tiny) packages.
The 10 selected grantees demonstrate their commitment to ensuring green stormwater infrastructure projects not only address local environmental issues, but also provide the community a sense of ownership over the project.
Cooperative purchasing, which combines the requirements of public entities and access to leading suppliers, can be the key to making the most of parks and recreation resources.
Monte Vista Kids Connection was one of ten rural park and recreation agencies who received grant funds from the Walmart Foundation and NRPA to increase access to healthy food and nutrition education in their out-of-school-time programs.
As the end of the September has come and gone, so has the deadline to reauthorize the Land and Water Conversation Fund.
How the city of Detroit is using its Green Stormwater Infrastructure Community Outreach and Education Grant from NRPA and Southwest Airlines.
Secretary Ryan Zinke announced this year’s Land and Water Conservation Fund allocations this week at Acadiana Park Nature Station in Louisiana.
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.
While the field of parks and recreation is often associated with fun and games, it should also be known for how it is advancing health and wellness.
Thanks to Congress for making local parks and recreation a priority.
Our Commit to Health campaign continues to expand well beyond programming related to nutrition and physical activity.
The White House released its FY19 budget request yesterday, kicking off debate for the next budget cycle.
NRPA asks Congress to fund the CDC Arthritis Program at $16 million to continue its critical work to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis nationwide.
Since 2014, over 300,000 children have gained access to healthier meals and snacks, additional opportunities to be physically active, evidence-based nutrition education and outdoor play through NRPA’s Commit to Health campaign.
Results of a new poll found that 68 percent of respondents were opposed to the raise in fees.
After an eventful December, Congress is heading home for the holidays with plenty of work left to be done in D.C. after the New Year.
Valleybrook Park received a huge revitalization, including new playgrounds, restrooms, a pavilion and more, thanks to a $477,000 federal CDBG Disaster Resilience grant.