Five Great Ideas to Make the Most of #NRPACongress

By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on August 29, 2013

There's so much to do at NRPA's Annual Conference – from hundreds of educational sessions, to an amazing expo hall, to valuable networking opportunities.

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Committed to Getting Kids Outdoors — 10 Million to be Exact

By Lindsay Labas | Posted on August 28, 2013

A Marketing Manager from Carmel Clay shares how this agency is leveraging the 10 Million Kids Outdoors campaign in their community and offers tips on how your agency can take advantage of the program.

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What is a Trail? What is an Accessible Trail?

By John McGovern | Posted on August 26, 2013

Trails across the United States help connect people to nature, inspire healthy activities, and by their very nature, help protect natural places - making communities more livable and connected.

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Four Steps Parks and Rec Can Take to Wipe Obesity from the Headlines

By Zarnaaz Bashir | Posted on August 22, 2013

How can park and recreation agencies continue to contribute to the fight against obesity? We have identified four critical steps you can take now to demonstrate your leadership and contributions to health and wellness.

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We Took a Green Business Challenge, Can Your Agency?

By Ted Mattingly, CFM | Posted on August 16, 2013

At NRPA we believe in preservation of natural resources and the promotion of good conservation and stewardship practices. We decided to take the Loudoun County, VA Green Business Challenge.

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A Doctor Knows Best: Parks Do Equal Wellness Speed Session Preview

By Aaron Feldman | Posted on August 12, 2013

If you are heading to NRPA's Annual Conference, plan to attend one of the Speed Sessions.

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Keep Nature Part of the Back to School Schedule

By Lauren Hoffmann | Posted on August 7, 2013

Get ideas on how to continue to work on reversing the trend of a childhood spent indoors this fall and all year long

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The Bench With the View: A Business Lesson for Parks and Recreation

By Jeff Price, MBA | Posted on August 7, 2013

What’s a park bench have to do with business models for parks and recreation? In this blog learn how pricing differentiation on memorial benches was a win/win business decision for a park and recreation agency.

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Heads Up: Be Aware About Concussions

By Jay Tryon, CPRP | Posted on August 1, 2013

These days, you’ll find more and more research and information about concussions and the importance of providing and practicing good concussion management.

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