Red and Blue Make...Green

By David Tyahla | Posted on February 26, 2016

One area that voters of all party or political affiliations continue to agree on is the value of local public parks and recreation service — and we have the numbers to prove it!

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The PHIT Act: Making Fitness Part of Routine Healthcare

By Oliver Spurgeon III | Posted on February 23, 2016

Prioritizing funds for physical activity can be a serious challenge for many Americans.

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Infographic: 2 Years of Fostering Healthy Kids

By Kellie May | Posted on February 18, 2016

NRPA recently marked the two year anniversary of the Commit to Health campaign.

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What the President’s Budget Means for Parks and Rec

By NRPA Public Policy Team | Posted on February 12, 2016

NRPA’s Public Policy Team looked into the major provisions of the President’s budget, which, if enacted by Congress, would be mostly positive for NRPA members and the communities we serve.

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How Much Do You Know About Your Agency’s Facilities?

By Kevin Roth | Posted on February 4, 2016

NRPA's Facility Market Reports offer park and recreation professionals key data and insights about the market served by their agency’s park and recreation facilities.

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Make 2016 the Summer of Opportunity!

By Allison Colman | Posted on February 3, 2016

NRPA recently attended a meeting at USDA headquarters to explore innovative ideas in the fight against childhood hunger. Learn about some of the best strategies for parks and recreation.

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Keeping California’s Beaches Open For All

By Robert García | Posted on February 2, 2016

California has the largest and most diverse system of state parks and cultural sites in the nation. For 40 years, the California Coastal Act has helped ensure beach access is open to all.

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