The Top Park and Rec Stories of 2015

By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on December 29, 2015

In 2015, parks and recreation continued to serve their communities to the fullest—providing them safe places to get healthy, enjoy nature and come together.

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The Heartwarming Truth Behind Those Big Numbers

By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on December 22, 2015

In our annual report, we highlight the accomplishments made by NRPA members through our partnerships and programs. This report shows the collective impact parks and recreation makes across the country.

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A Win for LWCF and more in the Congressional Spending Package

By NRPA Public Policy Team | Posted on December 18, 2015

Congress passed its year-end spending package—keeping the government funded through September 30, 2016. We’ve pulled the highlights that impact parks and recreation.

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Maintenance Management School: Not Just Another Training Class

By William (David) McGaughey | Posted on December 10, 2015

Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Manager William (David) McGuaghey, shares how NRPA's Park and Recreation Maintenance Management School has impacted his career.

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Good News for Walking and Biking

By Dave Tyahla | Posted on December 8, 2015

Recently, Congress approved a five-year reauthorization of the Surface Transportation Act (MAP-21). The new law is known as the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.

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