Does your agency manage a unique park or facility that embraces innovative technology, strategies or programs to improve your community? If so, we want you to apply for the Innovation in Park Design Award!
At a time when our park and recreation budgets continue to be placed next to last in city budgets, we must champion mayors and city leaders that invest in parks and recreation.
To give visitors the best experience possible, planners have recognized the importance of implementing systems that guide visitors through parks, historic sites and urban centers in a straight-forward manner.
A shift in how people are getting around cities could mean a change in the future of land use in urban areas.
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.
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.
While we may never be 100 percent guarded against the forces of nature, there are many steps that our local and federal government can take to mitigate loss and increase our safety.
Valleybrook Park received a huge revitalization, including new playgrounds, restrooms, a pavilion and more, thanks to a $477,000 federal CDBG Disaster Resilience grant.
Roseann Bongiovanni of Chelsea, Massachusetts' GreenRoots shares how they use community engagement to make improvements that benefit all.
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.
NRPA Annual Conference sessions led by some of the best park and recreation professionals in the field highlighted some answers to common issues.
In this third and final installment of our series on drones in parks, we speak with Rich Dolesh, NRPA’s Vice President of Strategic Initiatives on the future of drones in parks.
Despite the many benefits of parks and recreation, our field has many hurdles to overcome both from internal and external forces if we are to reach our full potential.
In this episode of Open Space Radio, we continue our three-part series on drones in parks. In the second segment, I speak with Evie Kirkwood, Director of St. Joseph County Parks in Indiana.
The Alliance for the Great Lakes worked with community members in Gary to create meaningful Green Infrastructure projects that matter to them.