Harnessing the Pokémon Go Phenomenon

By Linda Oakleaf | Posted on July 28, 2016

Pokémon Go. It’s been top of mind for park and recreation professionals since its launch recently. In case you’ve missed the finer details, here’s the gist.

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Zika Update #2: Protection for Outdoor Workers

By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on July 22, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently posted zika toolkits — information on how to prevent the Zika virus from being transmitted in outdoor settings.

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Turning to Data to Power Parks and Rec

By Kevin Roth | Posted on July 19, 2016

Park and recreation professionals face difficult decisions on how to best serve their constituents tight fiscal restraints – all while delivering valuable services that meet the needs of all community members.

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A Fresh Look for NRPA

By Matt Brubaker | Posted on July 18, 2016

Here's the blog announcement that you've been holding your breath for. The National Recreation and Park Association has official updated their logo!

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What Americans Are Doing in Your Community This Summer

By Kevin Roth | Posted on July 6, 2016

Americans look to their local park and recreation agency to be the leading source of fun and exciting summertime events.

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Tell Congress to #MoveOnZika So Parks and Rec Can Do Their Part

By Oliver Spurgeon III | Posted on July 5, 2016

Park and recreation agencies will be critical in the effort to contain and prevent mosquito populations in many communities. We need you to tell Congress to #MoveOnZika.

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