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 Ryan Zinke announced this year’s Land and Water Conservation Fund allocations this week at Acadiana Park Nature Station in Louisiana.
In this episode, we chat about why universal recreation is important and how it can improve all aspects of parks and recreation.
The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources passed legislation that would permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conversation Fund.
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 bike and scooter revolution is making a play to enter many metropolitan areas and may be headed to your city next.
A gender pronoun reflects who a person is, how they identify and how they would like to be referred to by others.
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.
We are seeing the fruits of our labor in our NRPA pollinator garden — monarch caterpillars!
To celebrate the 25th episode of Open Space Radio, we're discussing the things we love about park and recreation professionals.
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.
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.
This summer, NRPA staff conducted site visits to rural grant recipients to see what Commit to Health funding and resources look like in action.
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.
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.
Check out this preview of all the sessions at the upcoming NRPA Annual Conference that can help agencies improve park access.
What is “social equity” and what does it mean for your park agency?
The City Project, GreenLatinos and California LULAC oppose an unfair settlement agreement and support equal access to the California coast.