2017 January Wildlife Explorers 3

6 Tips for Leading a Nature Discovery Program

By Serda Ozbenian | Posted on January 26, 2017

Many agencies are interested in introducing a nature discovery program to their community, but are unsure of how to begin. Here are some easy tips for agencies and leaders to get started.

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2017 January Career Center

Five Tips for Hiring in the New Year

By Hayley Herzing | Posted on January 23, 2017

It’s 2017 and time to make a resolution to revamp your hiring process. It is also the perfect time to assess your agency’s team and find new employees to fill in the gaps.

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The CPRP Connects All Majors to the Field

By Jeanette R. Aiello, CPRE | Posted on January 20, 2017

Regardless of your background, all park and recreation professionals can benefit from going through the Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) process.

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2017 January Engagement 410

Parks and Rec: Still Fighting for Funding

By Kevin Roth | Posted on January 19, 2017

Research shows that Americans have a strong, unwavering support for park and recreation funding. Yet, most park and recreation agencies have to fight for every dollar and dime they receive.

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2017 January Predictions

NRPA’s Top 5 Predictions for Parks and Recreation in 2017

By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on January 13, 2017

We pulled out the old crystal ball and made the following predictions of what is likely to occur in the world of parks and recreation in 2017.

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2017 January Couple walking

There’s Another Way to Achieve an Active Lifestyle

By Lesha Spencer-Brown | Posted on January 12, 2017

Many people who make resolutions to become and stay physically active. There's an alternative to the gym lifestyle, though.

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2017 January Congress

Our New Congress and What it Means for Parks and Rec

By NRPA Public Policy Team | Posted on January 6, 2017

The 115th session of Congress kicked into high gear this week in Washington, and the wheels of government are starting to turn again. Here's what it means for us.

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2017 January Awards 410

7 Tips for an Awesome Award Application

By Jennifer Stromberg | Posted on January 4, 2017

Awards season has arrived at NRPA! This year, NRPA is offering 11 National Awards and seven Gold Medal Awards. Here are some tips for a stellar submission.

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