Data Helps Show Elected Officials Why Parks and Recreation are Essential

By Barry Weiss | Posted on May 28, 2013

Using PRORAGIS to document how you are helping solve community problems could mean more support and increased resources for your agency

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Five Resources to Help You Prepare for a Crisis

By Danielle Taylor | Posted on May 13, 2013

Park and recreation professionals must prepare for everything in an ever-changing world. This post offers resources that agencies can use to help formulate plans and be prepared.

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Keen Interest in Parks at the National Mitigation Banking Conference

By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on May 9, 2013

NRPA and Angler Environmental have been working together to develop a Parks for Mitigation pilot project to creating stream mitigation banks on public parklands in the MD, VA, and DC region that, if successful, will serve as a model for other park agencies across the country.

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Directors School: An Intoxicating, Incredible Experience

By Cindi Wight | Posted on May 7, 2013

Cindi Wight, Recreation Director at Rutland Recreation and Parks Department in Vermont, shares how NRPA’s Directors School taught her new skills and introduced her to amazing colleagues.

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Three Ways to Use the Three Pillars

By National Recreation and Park Association | Posted on May 7, 2013

NRPA's pillars are a communications strategy, so how can they be used to communicate parks and recreation priorities to the public and policymakers?

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CPRP: A Challenge to Myself

By Jason Tryon | Posted on May 1, 2013

Jason Tryon, CPRP, Operations Director/Athletic Coordinator at Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation in Charlotte, NC, touches on what pursing Certification is all about – a challenge to oneself

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