Resources for Urban Park Professionals
This searchable library hosts helpful park resource documents, including cross-sector MOUs, equity action plans, agreements for park maintenance and operations, dog park and concession management, green infrastructure development and maintenance, community benefits, arts and cultural programming and events, as well as other resource guides and technical tools to support park partnerships.
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Examining facilitators and challenges to implementing equitable green space policies: Lessons from Los Angeles CountyJournal of Urban Affairs by co-authors: Alessandro Rigolon, The University of Utah, and and Jon Christensen, University of California, Los Angeles
This research report investigates facilitators and challenges of implementing equitable green space policies in Los Angeles County.
Greenspace in American Cities: How Access to Parks and Nature Can Improve Health and Well-BeingCityHealth, Beaumont Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, Trust for Public Land
This report highlights disparities in greenspace access and outlines policy solutions that can ensure that all communities have access to public land.
What Makes Parks Safe?Dr. Anna Barker and Professor George Holmes (University of Leeds) with Dr Rizwana Alam, Lauren Cape-Davenhill, Dr Sally Osei-Appiah and Dr. Sibylla Warrington Brown, in collaboration with West Yorkshire Combined Authority
This research report promotes the use of parks by women and girls, by understanding and responding to the barriers to feeling safe.
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Memorandum of Understanding Between Verde Forest Park Conservancy, West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, and Portland Parks & RecreationForest Park Conservancy
An MOU that shows how to build a partnership model to improve restoration practices and achieve equity outcomes that can be replicated by other orgs.
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Process of Partnership Development Between Verde Landscape, Forest Park Conservancy, West Multnomah Soil, Water Conservation District, and Portland Parks and RecreationForest Park Conservancy
Documents the process in which four organizations formed a partnership to establish a model to achieve common and individual goals related to economic and work…