Returns on Investment

By Maureen Hannan | Posted on August 31, 2011

While the nation’s realtors, chambers of commerce, and park devotees recognize that parks are economic drivers, much of the rest of the country continues to regard parks as sheer expense.

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Guest Blog: The Future of Parks & Recreation Studies

By Robert F. Ashcraft | Posted on August 26, 2011

Collaboration and strategic alliances/partnerships are both the future and the present for many public parks and recreation departments.

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Park Accessibility: Limited Resources, Unlimited Imagination

By Maureen Hannan | Posted on August 19, 2011

NRPA recently gathered a panel of accessibility experts from many fields for a roundtable on access to parks.

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Major General

By Elizabeth Beard | Posted on August 10, 2011

What parks and recreation academic programs may need to compete is that cool factor that journalism or parks and recreation used to have.

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The Right Kind of Connections

By Phil Hayward | Posted on August 3, 2011

Greenways tend to offer a wide range of uses—walking, running, biking, and certainly the preservation of natural spaces.

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