New Braunfels, established by a German prince and military officer in the 1840s, might not receive the same amount of attention as larger cities in Texas, but there’s a reason it’s among the top 10 fastest-growing communities in the United States.
There are approximately 1,500 Confederate monuments and statues on battlefields, town greens, in parks and in front of courthouses.
While there is much debate about the causes of atmospheric warming, what matters to us is not so much the cause, but how it affects what we do and what it means for the future.
The call for presentations for next year’s conference will be released in November 2017, and we are seeking energetic and engaging facilitators to lead impactful learning experiences focused on NRPA’s Three Pillars.
This month's Park Pulse poll takes a closer look at Americans' views on assembling peacefully in public spaces.
Having a better understanding of what drives public officials’ budget priorities can help arm park and recreation professionals with the tools needed to get greater and more stable funding.
The 2017 Agency Performance Survey is now open to accept your NRPA Park Metrics data.
Parks for Inclusion launched last month during the annual conference in New Orleans with the goal of ensuring all people have access to the benefits of local parks and recreation.
Diane Drake, assistant director of evaluation and partnership development for the Recreation and Park Commission for East Baton Rouge (BREC).
Is your methodology leading the way or a best practice in attracting risk?
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Seven new members were elected to the NRPA Board of Directors during the 2017 Annual Conference in New Orleans.
I look forward to the conversations we will have together and the opportunities to work collaboratively to fully maximize how we achieve the goals we have for this great organization and profession.
The Carson City Library in Nevada, in partnership with Carson City Parks, Recreation & Open Space, devised a unique way to promote literacy while getting children and their parents outdoors and walking in nature.
Adaptive Aquatics consists of architectural and programmatic modifications to provide services for individuals with disabilities.
This recreational, technology-enabled hobby is helping curious treasure seekers to keep the spirit of exploration alive, and what better place to explore than your own home town?
As illustrated by the “City of Charlottesville” and “Forsyth County” decisions described herein, demonstrations and counter-demonstrations can create challenging First Amendment concerns for public park and recreation agencies.
NRPA is proud to announce that the winner of the 2017 RWJF Award for Health Equity is Patti Solano, superintendent of community services at the City of Riverside Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department (PRCSD).
The Germantown neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia combines a diverse population with historic homes and easy access to lush green space.
Social equity serves a critical purpose: helping park and recreation agencies create a positive influence on the communities that they serve by emphasizing inclusion of all community members.
The challenge of managing and maintaining well-manicured landscapes.
Promoting equity and inclusion while ensuring congressional support for parks and recreation.
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