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Webinar Recap & Transcript | Programming While Social Distancing: Creative Strategies to Engage CommunitiesBy: Tom McCann
Learn how park & rec professionals are using social media, live-streaming, signage, and other strategies to connect residents and encourage physical activity.
- By: Tom McCann
View a transcript and summary of this webinar, in which we explored how park professionals are approaching scenario planning and risk assessment for summer pro…
Taking the long view, city planners turn a former industrial site into a modern urban park that that also manages stormwater runoff.
- By: Tom McCann
Learn about COVID-19 and the challenges of managing staff, facilities, and programming while continuing to meet community needs during a health crisis.
Provides green stormwater infrastructure concepts and practices into park design, construction, and maintenance.
Developed to expand awareness of the benefits of urban forests as green infrastructure and increase investments in urban forest resources.
Useful list of funding sources to access resources to plan, build, and program parks and other communities assets.
Report on our national research initiative for funding parks and green infrastructure in low-income communities.
This document is an evaluation of Portland's off-leash dog park program from their off-leash advisory committee.
This report identifies various funding sources that can be used to support stormwater management programs or finance individual projects.
Extreme Weather Mitigation in the Las Cruces Infill District Through Green Stormwater Infrastructure
A report describing how a $1.8 million investment in trees supported by green infrastructure will double the Infill District's shade canopy while also conservi…
Recommendations for water efficiency, green infrastructure, and flood risk policies for State Revolving Funds for climate-resilient communities.
In this new paper, we explore: What can people working on “healthy community” issues—like active transportation, parks, healthy food, planning, public health, …
From Brown to Blooming: Groundwork USA’s Field-Tested Guide for Getting from Brownfield to Neighborhood Asset
Addresses transforming contaminated urban property into open space. Primarily written for nonprofits how to transform a site into a community asset.
Manual shows how to create a "Friends of" group where organizations working in partnership can create thriving green spaces and more livable cities.
Philadelphia’s "Rebuild" Infrastructure Initiative will remake civic assets with millions of reinvested in libraries, recreation centers, and parks.
As public aquatic venues open, CDC offers considerations for safety for those who operate, manage, and use public pools and water playgrounds.
Report highlights cities that experienced flooding, summarizes context of climate change, describes priority actions for equitable resilience.
A guide to improve built environments and promote physical activity, and create a cross-sector action plan consistent with community context.