Recent litigation, media attention and growing concerns for human safety have fueled the argument surrounding this non-selective herbicide. How will your park agency kill weeds when glyphosate is banned?
True leadership means standing the heat, saying what needs to be said and doing what needs to be done for the betterment of your community and park agency.
NRPA currently is exploring international relationships that create opportunities for education, networking and professional development; best practices research and data sharing; and communications and promotion.
This month’s issue focuses on the ways park and recreation professionals can lead the conversation, the actions that advance our mission and enhance the quality of life for all as we navigate this new decade and the challenges in front of us.
Each of these resources provides your park agency a roadmap to assess the success of its offerings with a focus on acting on the results.
Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. adults support their local government providing resources for healthy food and nutrition assistance to low-income families in their community.
A former maintenance employee of the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department sues the city in connection with his alleged wrongful termination.
This recently released guide shares bipartisan policy initiatives and resources to support statewide efforts to increase youth engagement in the outdoors.
Spending time in the great outdoors may have a positive impact on your overall health, including your heart and brain.
Teen programming that focuses on developing job skills and instilling organizational values is the foundation for creating a recruitment pipeline.
Learn how conservation corps programs are inspiring youth and young adults to become park stewards.
Here are nine key tips to help you confidently prepare and reduce your anxiety.
NRPA President and CEO Kristine Stratton and former NRPA Board Member Neelay Bhatt are teaming up to deliver a keynote address at the 2020 Agents of Change Summit, February 10–11.
This four-step guide will give your agency the information it needs to set clear goals for the survey, gain a high response rate from your community and use the data to strengthen your agency.
The director of Cincinnati Parks shares how she has developed her career and reveals her thoughts on mentorship in the field of parks and recreation.
This year, we want showcase the diversity of park and recreation professionals!
NRPA now is accepting applications for the Innovation Awards, Spotlight Awards, scholarships, fellowships as well as the National Gold Medal Award Program.
Through this initiative, NRPA will provide P&R agencies with resources for integrating green infrastructure into park projects that address climate impact, improve community health and advance social equity in parks and green spaces.
An NRPA member asks for suggestions regarding player requests for youth leagues. Log in to NRPA Connect to join the discussion.
Test your park and recreation knowledge and download NRPA's monthly crossword puzzle!
NRPA members will gain peace of mind knowing that their volunteers and employees are being well-vetted using some of the most powerful and advanced background checks available.
Learn how a fitness movement, called “plogging,” can keep community members healthy and eco-conscious simultaneously.