Parks and Recreation: Leaders of Vital Environmental Initiatives

March 18, 2021, Department, by NRPA

2021 April Park Pulse Parks and Recreation Leaders of Vital Environmental Initiatives 410

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6 in 7 U.S. adults support their local park and recreation agency’s environmental efforts.

Top initiatives include:

  • Wildlife conservation
  • Environmental education
  • Nature resource management

Other environmental efforts widely supported by U.S. adults include alleviating climate change impacts, nurturing pollinator habitats and managing land for flood mitigation. Park and recreation professionals play a vital role in the protection of our environment through green infrastructure, conservation of public lands, wildlife habitat creation and more.

Each month, through a poll of 1,000 U.S. residents focused on park and recreation issues, NRPA Park Pulse helps tell the park and recreation story. Questions span from the serious to the more lighthearted. The survey was conducted by Wakefield Research.

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