Resources

Resources for Park and Recreation Professionals

With help from our members and research partners, we make the following resources and tools available to equip parks and recreation departments, municipalities, urban design and landscape architecture firms, and advocacy organizations to enhance capacity and build equitable, healthy, and engaged communities.

  • Report

    PAS QuickNotes: Climate-Resilient Pollinator Gardens.

  • Case Study

    The Brickline Greenway: Charting a Path towards Social Equity in St. Louis

    City Parks Alliance

    With cities everywhere focused squarely on equity issues right now, it is a hopeful time for those in St. Louis who’ve been advocating for, funding, and buildi…

  • Report

    2020 Menino Survey of Mayors

    Boston University Initiative on Cities

    Mayors have had to deal with COVID-19’s consequences and its impact on their cities' future. Between June and August 2020 this Survey asked 130 mayors about th…

  • Member Exclusive
    Plan

    Vitoria-Gasteiz Green Capital: A Human-Scale City Sustainable Mobility and Urban Green Infrastructure

    Environmental Studies Centre (Centro de Estudios Ambientales, CEA) of the Vitoria-Gasteiz City Council

    Reviews the history of Vitoria-Gasteiz and interventions in sustainable mobility and green infrastructure and the objectives, actions, and projects planned for…

  • Technical Tool

    East Bay Regional Park District FEMA Application

    East Bay Regional Park District

    A model application for FEMA funds following 2005 rain storms at the Great House Portal, when the Black Diamond Mines started caving in.

  • Report

    Extreme Weather Mitigation in the Las Cruces Infill District Through Green Stormwater Infrastructure

    Las Cruces Infill District

    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…

  • Technical Tool

    East Bay Regional Park District Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Project Subapplication

    East Bay Regional Park District

  • Technical Tool

    East Bay Regional Park District Pre-Disaster and Flood Mitigation Assist

    East Bay Regional Park District

  • Member Exclusive
    Technical Tool

    Tucson Park Bond Financing Overview

    Outline explaining Tuscon's basic park bond financing obligations for 100 parks and connections to paths and greenways with issuance schedule.

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