What is an Accessible Trail? Part Two

By John McGovern | Posted on September 26, 2013

Requirements for accessible trails are evolving and advancing and if you are in parks and recreation, it is time to get familiar with what’s to come in the next few years Accessibility expert John McGovern, JD, outlines what you need to know.

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My Parks and Recreation Career Started When…

By Terri Stowers | Posted on September 24, 2013

Terri Stowers, park and recreation manager for Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation in North Carolina, shares her story and how she was influenced to attend the NRPA’s Supervisors Management School.

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Everyone Communicates - Few Connect: A Speed Session Preview

By David Carter | Posted on September 17, 2013

In this blog, David Carter of Carter Consulting Group previews his NRPA Annual Conference session on effective communication. Carter explains why communication can be so tough and how his Speed Session can help you improve your communication skills.

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Ways to Celebrate Visit a Park Day on October 4 2013

By Chris Lucas | Posted on September 12, 2013

Have you heard that National Visit a Park Day is in October? This is something that NRPA and the Young Professionals Network (YPN) have celebrated to help promote the wonders of our natural and treasured resources out there – local parks.

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The Career Center, a Hidden Gem at NRPA's Congress

By Nathaniel Jaramillo | Posted on September 9, 2013

Did you know though, that amongst the thousands of exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of square feet of floor space lays a “Hidden Gem” of NRPA's Annual Conference? The Career Center.

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