This NYC Parks initiative is making parks more accessible to their surrounding neighborhoods
Several park planners share their insights about the process of taking a park plan from an idea to a reality
A conversation with Joe Turner, who retires this month from being Director of the Houston Parks and Recreation Department
Commit to Health is creating a healthier generation of youth through the implementation of the Healthy Eating Physical Activity standards.
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District shares how, by developing its own internal think tank called the Future Trends Team, it's been able to get ahead of change rather than just react to it.
At NRPA's recent Innovation Lab in Los Angeles, park and recreation professionals from around the country gathered to discuss what role our industry plays in helping the homeless.
To what extent do Americans support the protection of open space?
More than four in five Americans agree that local government should set aside land to preserve the natural landscape.
The Background Investigation Bureau (BIB) can help with background screenings as you recruit volunteers this season.
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.
Four agencies are the recipients of NRPA's spring Wildlife Explorers grant.
Thought leaders across multiple fields and disciplines, and individuals who themselves were once homeless, offer insights into the homeless crisis in Los Angeles.
Hershey, whose influence on conservation was national in scope, died January 19 on her 94th birthday.
M. Jean Keller, professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation at the University of North Texas.
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Attention to detail is critical to the successful planning and execution of any project.
Does political ideology factor into the issue of global warming at all?
Some essential elements for successful small public spaces located near people, particularly in poor neighborhoods.
A variety of reasons have led to the decline of this native wild bumblebee, whose 30-state range has been reduced to just 14 states in disconnected populations.
Who determines whether gun owning groups and individuals can legally carry firearms in parks?
An innovative event hosted by the Cullman City (Alabama) Parks and Recreation helps raise fund for a city park.
What are some areas that require special attention when operating a multipurpose swimming pool?
In Los Angeles County, a former landfill is slated to become the county's first regional park in 30 years
Five elements from an old ACA reform bill that may serve as a blueprint for ACA replacement.
Test your park and recreation knowledge and download the March 2017 Parks & Recreation crossword puzzle.