Features

2021 August Feature A River Runs Through It 410

A River Runs Through It

Tennessee RiverLine and partners work to advance stewardship and equitable access to the 652-mile Tennessee River.

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2021 August Feature Let The Fun Begin Orlandos Grand Avenute Park Is Complete 410

Let the Fun Begin!

On June 5, the City of Orlando opened Grand Avenue Park.

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2021 August Feature The Future Is Flowing in Fort Wayne 410

The Future is Flowing in Fort Wayne

Riparian conservation efforts inspire volunteerism among community members.

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Advocating for Your Budget

There has never been a better time to promote our parks as essential to our communities.

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Working Collectively Toward a Greater Purpose

This month’s issue highlights the projects that park and recreation professionals have been working on and reminds us about the importance of partnerships and volunteerism.

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2021 August We Are Parks and Rec Not to be Missed Conference Networking 410

‘Not to Be Missed’ Conference Networking Events

Here are just a few of the events you won’t want to miss during the 2021 NRPA Annual Conference.

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2021 August We Are Parks and Rec Member Benefit Rural Equity by Design 410

Member Benefit: Rural Equity by Design

This month’s issue highlights the projects that park and recreation professionals have been working on and reminds us about the importance of partnerships and volunteerism.

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2021 August Research New Report Reveals That Parks and Recreation Advances Health Equity Final 410

New Report Reveals That Parks and Recreation Advances Health Equity

Across the country, park and recreation professionals have transformed themselves into public health leaders.

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Park and Recreation Summer Activities Create Happy Memories

Ninety-three percent of U.S. adults say they fondly remember childhood summer activities provided by parks and recreation.

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2021 August Finance Equity Do We Agree on What We Are Talking About 410

Equity: Do We Agree on What We Are Talking About?

Find out the four widely used interpretations of equity.

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2021 August Advocacy August Recess Time to Meet Your Member 410

August Recess: Time to Meet Your Member!

The August recess presents a timely opportunity to showcase the power of parks to our friends in Congress.

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2021 August Health and Wellness Parks and Recreation The Public Health Breakout Star of COVID 19 410

Parks and Recreation: The Public Health Breakout Star of COVID-19

The park and recreation profession has proven time and again that it is committed to promoting and protecting health and wellness where people live, learn, work and play.

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2021 August Equity Are We Building People or Just Running Programs 410

Are We Building People — or Just Running Programs?

If we are to convince a wider audience of the great worth of our indispensable services — and, in turn, influence higher funding by decision-makers — we must deliver whole goods.

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2021 August Conservation A BioBlitz Event for Any Environment 410

A BioBlitz Event for Any Environment

Anyone can sign up to host an NRPA BioBlitz to receive all the toolkits needed to run the event.

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2021 August Law Review Standing to Challenge Obama Center in Chicago Park 410

Standing to Challenge Obama Center in Chicago Park

Learn the details related to <i>Protect Our Parks, Inc. v. Chicago Park District.</i>

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2021 August Operations Well Grounded 410

Well-Grounded

Here's a guide to choosing the best playground surface.

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2021 August Park Bench Miracle League 410

Miracle League

In Palm Beach County, Florida, children of all abilities are now able to truly experience their baseball dreams.

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