Create a water trail and provide new recreational opportunities for your community.
Philadelphia parks are crucial to the city’s water management system.
Mitigation banking allows parks to restore streams and wetlands at no cost to taxpayers.
NRPA's vice president of conservation and parks shares his thoughts on the critical importance of water to parks, communities and life itself.
Water is often taken for granted, but it’s critical to so many factors of life, including recreation. These numbers show the value of water for American recreation and the larger U.S. economy.
Water-efficiency innovations take hold in municipal turfgrass management.
Enhance your knowledge and advance in your profession through training opportunities with NRPA.
AAPRA and NRPA applaud the finalists for the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards.
It pays to be an NRPA member!
Are you ready for the CPRP exam?
What is your agency doing to conserve water in your operations?
The keynote speaker for NRPA’s upcoming 2013 Congress and Exposition sees a lot of promising trends in the future of parks and recreation.
Spreading the word on the importance of parks to vibrant communities.
How to determine when interns and volunteers should be given paid positions.
A Midwest agency transforms an abandoned property into a community garden for all.
A Kansas agency provides kids with fun, lasting lessons on nutrition.
A park district in Illinois decides against agreeing to administer a certain seizure medication to camp participants. Do would-be participants who now cannot join in have a case?
New legislation offers promise for wetland and waterfront parks.
Get ahead of the curve on the top five trends affecting parks and recreation.
A Florida police chief uses parks and recreation programs to help at-risk youth.
How and why emotional connections with wildlife contributes to effectively managing parks and open space.
Stay on top of the latest in parks and recreation with this listing of announcements from around the industry.
A former abandoned lot in Georgia’s capital city gets new life as a critical component of the municipal flood-control plan.
A group of New Jersey firefighters pays homage to the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting by building one playground in memory of each victim.
Managing Editor Elizabeth Beard discusses many essential ways that water ties all parks together.
NRPA CEO Barbara Tulipane discusses her meeting with new Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and reports good promise for the new departmental administration.