Six Words Heard: You Should Apply for this Program

By Aaron Feldman | Posted on April 29, 2013

Read a personal perspective on taking advantage of leadership development programs for young professionals.

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Conservation Inspiration – Rescuing Native Plants

By National Recreation and Park Association | Posted on April 23, 2013

NRPA believes that core to the mission of public parks and recreation is the preservation of natural resources and the promotion of good conservation and stewardship practices.

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Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain

By Ron Strickler, Kayode Lewis | Posted on April 17, 2013

Ron Strickler and Kayode Lewis share what they gained from applying for and receiving the NRPA Fellowship and NRPA Diversity Scholarship in 2012

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I’ve Attended my First NRPA Congress—Now What?

By National Recreation and Park Association | Posted on April 11, 2013

The NRPA Young Professional Network is launching a series of blogs and video blogs to help shed some light on making the most of your career in parks and recreation.

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If You Can't Measure it You Can't Use it

By Hayley Jackson | Posted on April 8, 2013

PRORAGIS—NRPA’s park and recreation database and benchmarking tool—is helping park and rec pros use data to measure and compare to similar agencies.

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Low Cost Ways to Connect More Kids to Nature

By Shelley R. O’Brien | Posted on April 5, 2013

With children spending more time indoors than out, park and recreation agencies are stepping up to reverse this trend and are helping to connect kids to nature through the 10 Million Kids Outdoors campaign.

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