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  • Mar 4, 2020

    Denver Parks’ Happy Haynes Testifies for the Outdoors for All Act at the House Natural Resources Committee Hearing

    Happy Haynes, Denver Parks & Recreation

    Read Haynes' Outdoors for All Act testimony transcript, presented before the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.

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  • Oct 8, 2019

    Board Member Feature: Landscape Designer Gina Ford Discusses Her Passion for Urban Parks and Her Mission-Driven Practice

    Gina Ford, Agency Landscape + Planning

    Gina Ford shares her vision for the urban parks movement, the mission behind her landscape design firm, and inspirational urban park projects.

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  • Aug 13, 2019

    How Cities Like Birmingham, Alabama, Are Unlocking New Funding for Parks and Green Space

    Matthew Eldridge, Urban Institute

    Article from Urban Institute on how connecting parks to social benefits can generate new support and funding.

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  • Mar 26, 2019

    Federal Investment In Parks Yields Big Results for Cities

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks AllianceMichael B. Hancock, City of Denver

    Column from Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and City Parks Alliance Executive Director Catherine Nagel on the Land & Water Conservation Fund.

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  • Oct 18, 2017

    The Importance of Public Space

    Nelson Beckford

    Learn why public spaces are a social utility for public good and how they can promote social cohesion, define a city, and promote active living.

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