The following reports translate key academic research findings for everyday park and recreation professionals. Included are summaries of more than 70 peer-reviewed research articles published between 2012 and 2017. 

 

Relevant Research for Practice - 2017

Relevant Research for Practice 2017This report includes summaries of 33 peer-reviewed research articles published between 2015 and 2017 that include a focus on Conservation and Resiliency. Key conservation topics include Community Resiliency and Capacity Building, Human Restoration from Natural Areas and Measuring and Communicating the Role of Conservation.

Read more about the Conservation and Resiliency focused research findings here.

 

 

Relevant Research for Practice - 2015

Relevant Research for Practice 2015This report includes summaries of 45 peer-reviewed research articles published between 2012 and 2015, organized by the subject matter focused on NRPA’s Three Pillars of Conservation, Health and Wellness, and Social Equity. 

Read more about key academic research findings here.

 

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