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.

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    Austin’s Cities Connecting Children to Nature

    Outlines partnership strategies and steps for cross-sector planning to ensure all children have abundant and equitable access to nature.

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    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.

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    Racial Equity Action Plan

    Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) has been working on equity, inclusion and diversity since 2011. Currently, three areas of work – Racial Equity…

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    Hidden Valley Regional Park Off-Leash Management Plan

    Washoe County

    This document is an off-leash dog management plan for Hidden Valley Regional Park in Washoe County, Nevada.

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    LA Sun Quest Community Benefits Plan

    Sun Quest Development LLC

    This agreement includes provisions to fund an indoor/outdoor youth center with recreational equipment & basketball courts. It also includes plans for 4,000 squ…

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    Chatfield Off-Leash Dog Area Management Plan

    Colorado State Parks

    This document is a comprehensive management plan for an off-leash dog area of Chatfield State Park.

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    DeKalb County Parks & Recreation Master Plan 2010-2020

    DeKalb County Parks & Recreation

    This document is an extensive master plan from the DeKalb County Parks & Recreation Department in Georgia for 2010-2020.

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    East Bay Regional Park District Master Plan

    East Bay Regional Park District

    This document is a comprehensive master plan from the East Bay Regional Park District in 1997.

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