Host a Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz this September to educate your community about pollinators, gain knowledge about local species, make your parks more sustainable and be entered to win one of three $1,000 prizes or one of three prize packs.
NRPA Online Learning is a cost-effective and flexible way to educate staff, provide training and earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) without leaving the comfort of your home or office.
Becoming a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) will not only keep your expertise fresh, but also help you achieve greater health, resilience and equity outcomes in your community.
Learn more about the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference, taking place October 10-12 in Dallas, Texas!
Open Space Radio is a biweekly podcast that covers the latest trends and news in the field of parks and recreation and aims to cover unique and interesting stories.
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By Erling Holden, Kristin Linnerud, David Banister, Valeria Jana Schwanitz,
The authors accept that there is no single pathway to the sustainable
development space. Different countries face different challenges and must
follow different pathways. This perspective is applied to all countries to
determine whether the thresholds of the sustainability themes selected have
been met, now and in the past. The authors build on the extensive
literature on needs, equity, justice, environmental science, ecology, and
economics, and show how the three moral imperatives can guide policymaking. The Imperatives of Sustainable Development synthesizes past
reasoning, summarizes the present debate, and provides a clear direction
for future thinking.
This book will be essential reading for everyone interested in the future
of sustainable development and in the complex environmental and social
Edited by Hugh Barton, Susan Thompson, Sarah Burgess, Marcus Grant
TheRoutledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-being
authoritatively and comprehensively integrates health into planning,
strengthening the hands of those who argue and plan for healthy
environments. With contributions from international leaders in the field, the Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-being
provides context, philosophy, research, processes, and tools of experienced
practitioners through case studies from four continents.
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