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The Electrification of Parks and Recreation

Learn how to position your agency for a more reliable and resilient future.

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Mitigating the Risk of Wildfires

Discover why parks and recreation is integral to the preparation for and response to this natural disaster.

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Embracing Regenerative Design

Read six strategies for moving toward regenerative park and recreation environments.

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Saving Nature Through Community Connection

A sense of connection with nature, often sparked by local parks, motivates community members to protect wildlife and natural spaces.

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Making a Case for Renewable Energy Resources

Parks and recreation professionals champion conservation and combat climate change by re-envisioning their operations, planning strategies and design practices.

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From Trash to Treasure

In Montgomery County, Maryland, the former Gude Landfill is being transformed into a recreation area.

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Panorama Park — A Playground for All

Residents in southeast Colorado Springs, Colorado, can enjoy a universally accessible and inclusive playground for all ages and abilities.

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Preservation and Sustainability Within Parks and Recreation

The preservation and sustainability of park and recreation agencies are essential to their long-term success.

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Composting for Waste-Free Programs and Events

In 2015, Five Rivers MetroParks in Dayton, Ohio, adopted a Waste Management Policy that specifies agency-produced programs, meetings and events be conducted waste free.

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Member Benefit: Fun Express Is Your Summer Camp Solution

As an NRPA member benefit provider, Fun Express offers 20 percent off current Oriental Trading retail prices.

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Get to Know Your Neighbors

NRPA Facility Market Reports offer key data and insights about the residents served by your agency's facilities.

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Parks and Recreation Makes Communities Sustainable

Eighty-eight percent of U.S. adults support their local park and recreation agency implementing sustainability initiatives.

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Federal Conservation Funding: Supporting Local Park Initiatives

Take a look at the various initiatives the federal government is putting in place to combat climate change.

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Whitesburg Wellness Hub Supports Flood Victims in Eastern Kentucky

The Whitesburg Wellness Hub helped provide relief for flood victims in eastern Kentucky.

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The Practice of Kinship

An introspective look at howthe five pillars of Islam can assist with the conservation, restoration, stewardship and community building in parks.

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‘Philly Jesus’ Handcuffed at Love Park Christmas Festival

A detailed analysis of the case of Grant v. City of Philadelphia.

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Bring Play Equity to Your Community

Consider how strategic investments in recreation facilities may encourage youth sports participation and increase equity and inclusion.

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Denver Community Solar

Denver launches a cooperative community solar initiative to support climate adaptation and increase resilience.

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