Tualatin Riverkeepers is a community-based organization working to protect and restore Oregon’s Tualatin River system.
As pools and open-water recreation areas kick into full swing this summer, access to water safety education is critical to prevent deaths due to drowning.
In this episode, we speak with Mr. Joe Trevino, a 93-year-old veteran, and Irma Yepez-Perez, a Senior Management Analyst at the City of Fresno PARCS department.
Since 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been observed to recognize older Americans and their contributions to their communities.
The Afterschool Nutrition Programs connect children to the food they need while also drawing them into a safe afterschool environment where they can learn, socialize and be active.
NRPA's Awards Committee Chair shares insight on what she looks for in an award-winning application.
February gives us two great reasons to recognize and promote inclusion through parks and recreation — Black History Month and North American Inclusion Month.
Together, our park and recreation systems contribute expansively to a healthy economy, environment and society in at least 50 tangible ways.
San Francisco is the first and only city in the nation where 100 percent of residents live within a 10-minute walk to a park.
Reno is aiming to be a leader in outdoor recreation in order to attract new business and improve overall quality of life.
Results of a new poll found that 68 percent of respondents were opposed to the raise in fees.
Roseann Bongiovanni of Chelsea, Massachusetts' GreenRoots shares how they use community engagement to make improvements that benefit all.
The Department of Interior recently issued notice they will significantly raise daily entrance fees for 17 iconic national parks and has requested public comment.
On October 10, 2017, the Trust for Public Land (TPL), the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) came together to launch a campaign called 10-Minute Walk.
Difficult conversations can lead to great opportunities to learn and grow.
The Alliance for the Great Lakes worked with community members in Gary to create meaningful Green Infrastructure projects that matter to them.
The Wednesday Keynote for the NRPA Annual Conference in New Orleans, Jessica Pettitt, shares how we can start having conversations that matter by (re)claiming our responsibility for who and how we show up in our relationships.
This week we’re discussing what’s been on top of all of our minds over the past week or so — hurricane Harvey and the devastating destruction it’s wrought on Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf Shore.