Transportation Enhancements Fight Growing More Intense

By Leslie Mozingo | Posted on October 27, 2011

At a time when our nation needs to maximize our federal dollars, reduce obesity, minimize traffic congestion, and reduce our carbon footprint, while also creating jobs, how can we afford to not invest in trails?

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Arizona Forward

By Maureen Hannan | Posted on October 19, 2011

People know parks enrich their economies. They use and value their parks. And yet, they may not know exactly where the money comes from to keep them going.

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PE vs. Summer Camp

By Elizabeth Beard | Posted on October 17, 2011

The acronym “PE” holds a lot of negative associations for some people.

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To Tax or Not to Tax. Is that the Question?

By Leslie Mozingo | Posted on October 13, 2011

One of the tasks assigned to the Deficit Reduction Committee is to recommend tax reform that includes changes to the tax code to build revenue and to pay for tax credits in order to build the economy.

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Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

By Charlynne Smith | Posted on October 11, 2011

November 2011 marked the 20th year of Supervisors’ Management School (SMS). The program has provided 20 years of continuing education to professionals in the parks, recreation, and leisure service field.

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The End of Thinking Outside the Box

By Phil Hayward | Posted on October 7, 2011

NRPA brought high level decision makers together at a special roundtable, Financing the Future, to discuss sustainable long-term funding for public parks.

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Budgeting for Two?

By Jon Wisbey | Posted on October 5, 2011

Many state and local governments already employ a biennial budgeting process.

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Treasure Maps

By Maureen Hannan | Posted on October 4, 2011

PRORAGIS yields insights into how park leaders across the country are spinning the “straw” of basic park data into gold.

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