Park and recreation professionals across the United States protect local land and communities from wildfire.
Find out how a golf course was repurposed into the world-class Houston Botanic Garden.
Sara Sinclair and Stephanie Lozano share insights about tribal nations and land acknowledgement in North America.
NRPA’s organizational mission calls for us to serve as catalysts of positive change for equity, climate-readiness and overall well-being.
To celebrate April 22, encourage your community members to do their part by reducing their own carbon footprint.
The land bridge is uniquely designed for safe passage by people and animals, connecting the previously divided halves of the 330-acre Phil Hardberger Park.
New York City Department of Parks and Recreation shares five design principles and considerations that guide its approach to planting.
After 45 years of service in the field of parks and recreation, Dianne Hoover, Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP), is retiring to enjoy being an active outdoor participant.
Reflecting on his career, Dan Stencil names some highlights of his time with the park system.
On February 19, 2021, the park and recreation field lost a dedicated professional, Laura Wetherald.
Members chime in with their policy suggestions regarding pool slot reservations to implement for the upcoming summer.
Here are some things to keep in mind to help prevent risk during background screening.
NRPA highlights some key findings from its research report, Workforce Development and Career Exploration at Parks and Recreation.
Six in seven U.S. adults support their local park and recreation agency’s environmental efforts.
In public-private partnerships, both a park and recreation department and its partner bring assets to a collaboration that make it a viable proposition.
Local governments and their park and recreation departments need to receive more attention and funding from the federal government as we continue to recover from the coronavirus.
Understand how park and recreation agencies can enhance services by working smarter with libraries.
Park professionals and land managers from across the country are beginning to turn to virtual volunteer activities to connect diverse audiences to their public land sites.
An advocacy group and several people experiencing homelessness filed a class-action lawsuit against the City and County of Denver and several of their officials.
The park and recreation agency recently completed a landmark energy efficiency project to improve lighting at many sites while lowering the agency’s costs and maintenance needs.
This 10-acre land reclamation project is a Black-led environmental education and justice hub designed to reflect, preserve and celebrate Black, brown and Indigenous perspectives of the human-nature connection.