President Obama's use of the Antiquities Act to preserve land for future generations has sparked controversy among lawmakers.
Virginia's Arlington County rallied to restore a Magnolia bog, hidden under an overgrowth of invasive plants and hemmed in by urban sprawl.
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission's retrofit of Evans Parkway demonstrates why parks are an ideal choice for green infrastructure installation.
Small parks and green spaces are equally as important as large parks as public health solutions in urban communities.
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NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities.
Adriane Clutter, youth development manager, Montgomery County (Maryland) Recreation
Help raise awareness to the need for ongoing public education on safer water practices.
This report provides data and insights to help park and recreation professionals identify the best decisions for their agency and community.
Shake things up this summer with some new, fun themes for 2017 from Fun Express.
Find out what hot topics have been trending on NRPA Connect!
This panel of seasoned park and rec professionals will offer their expertise and input on NRPA's conservation programs and initiatives.
This month's Park Pulse poll takes a closer look at the extent to which Americans support a proposal such as the Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act.
Conservation and sustainability are woven throughout all facets of what it means to be a park and recreation agency.
A conversation with Environmental Workforce Consultant Kevin Doyle
Some key steps to improving the water quality at a local swimming hole...
In a world increasingly divided by artificial barriers, bubbles and differences, our expansive natural parks foster inclusion and togetherness.
Encourage your senators and representatives to reject the proposed cuts to environmental and community programs in the 2018 federal budget.
Now, more than ever, it's important for those of us in parks and recreation to continue to draw attention to critical environmental causes, such as clean water and clean air, climate change and land conservation.
In order to effectively address the underrepresentation of people of color in the outdoors, it's necessary to consider the unique barriers different communities experience.
Can a city or town’s municipal ordinance regulating commercial activity, specifically commercial photography, within its parks be a violation of expressive activity protected by the First Amendment?
It's a fun way for participants to learn to respect nature and can help drive interest in parks and promote partnerships with local organizations.
Through collective advocacy, an alliance of some 100 organizations — the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) — is working to provide youth and families with safe, readily available opportunities to connect with the outdoors.