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.

  • Agreement

    Partnership Agreement of Portland Parks & Recreation and The Forest Park Conservancy

    Forest Park Conservancy

    Key assumptions outlined for how Forest Park Conservancy works cooperatively with city agency to care for a 5,000+ acre park with 70+ miles of trails.

  • Member Exclusive

    Ten-Year Urban Forestry Action Plan: 2016 -2026

    By Kathy McGlauflin- American Forests Foundation, Tanya Denckla Cobb- University of Virginia Institute for Environmental Negotiation

    Developed to expand awareness of the benefits of urban forests as green infrastructure and increase investments in urban forest resources.