What the Heck are Hashtags!?

By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on January 31, 2014

It’s time to explain what hashtags are and how parks and recreation can use them with a good ol’ who, what, when, where, why and how.

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5 Ideas for Exploring Nature with Kids this Winter

By Jessica Culverhouse | Posted on January 23, 2014

Here in the mid-Atlantic region, we have experienced a winter of wild temperature fluctuations and, most recently, an unusually heavy snowfall. For me, a “snow day” involves entertaining a busy toddler who would rather be out tromping through the fluffy white stuff.

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Taboo Topic: Homeless in the Park

By Danielle Taylor | Posted on January 22, 2014

The January cover story about homelessness in parks is “Out of the Shadows.” I hope to gather stories of successful programs that park agencies have implemented to work with the homeless people living in their parks.

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Environmental Stewardship; Parks and Recreation Leading the Way

By Dr. June N. Price-Shingles | Posted on January 15, 2014

Research demonstrates that students who learn in the field gain greater command of their subjects and enjoy their time learning. The charge of “reconnecting youth to nature,” focuses on the need to fashion environmental stewards.

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My Two Cents on Revenue School (and clichés)

By Paul Gilbert | Posted on January 6, 2014

How do we think about things in a fresh manner and seek to increase the performance of what we are doing within the field of parks and recreation?

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