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Create More Sustainable Parks Through Pollinator and Native Habitat

By Michele White, CAE, IOM | Posted on January 30, 2023

Our new resource, Parks and Pollinators: Taking Action and Advancing Sustainability, provides tools to help you assess, plan and advance your efforts to support pollinators and biodiversity.

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Parks and Recreation Workforce Development Trends and Opportunities — February Bonus Episode

By Cort Jones | Posted on January 26, 2023

The February issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, and on today’s bonus episode of the podcast, we’ll be diving deeper into one of this month’s feature stories with Tim Herd, CEO of the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society.

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The Census: The Briefest of Overviews on This 200+ Year Event

By Melissa May | Posted on January 18, 2023

At a cost of roughly $96 per household (more than $15 billion), why do census results matter? What are they used for? And what does this have to do with parks and recreation?

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Honoring National Day of Racial Healing — Episode 127

By Cort Jones | Posted on January 17, 2023

On this episode of Open Space Radio, we talk with Vicky Stott, the senior program officer for racial equity and community engagement at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Autumn Saxton-Ross, NRPA Vice President of Education and Chief Equity Officer, about how racial healing can advance racial equity.

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NRPA Celebrates I am a Mentor Day

By Lauren Kiefert, MPH | Posted on January 11, 2023

Mentors can make an indelible impact on a youth’s life. January 11, 2023, is I am a Mentor Day and an important part of National Mentoring Month.

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An Inside Look at Revenue Development and Management School — Episode 126

By Cort Jones | Posted on January 10, 2023

On the latest episode of Open Space Radio, we're joined by Bill Tschirhart, Debbie Woodbury and Matt Carusona to discuss the upcoming Revenue Development and Management School, taking place March 12-17,

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