ParkXChange Resource Library

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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    Technical Tool

    Capital Projects Allocations

    Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Part of a suite of tools developed by the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. The capital project allocations are based on park rankings and park needs.

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    Active Parks, Healthy Cities: Recommendations from the National Study of Neighborhood Parks

    City Parks Alliance

    This report curates multiple case studies for each of the four major findings from cities of different sizes and geographies for park and recreation profession…

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    Report

    Homeless Census & Survey

    San Luis Obispo County

    This survey, administered to 418 individuals experiencing homelessness, profiles their experiences and characteristics.

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    City of Austin Encampment Prioritization Scale

    City of Austin

    This color-coded tool presents a response protocol for staff based on existing conditions at a homeless encampment.

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    Building Bridges: A Community-Based Stewardship Study for an Equitable East River Park

    The Trust for Public Land, James Lima Planning + Development

    Identifies park stewardship structures that depart from typical “conservancy” mode and makes recommendations on park equity and funding mechanisms.

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    Agreement

    City of Brownsville & National Wildlife Refuge Cost Share Agreement

    City of Brownsville

    This is a cost-share agreement between the City of Brownsville and the Laguna Atacosca National Wildlife Refuge to fund a full-time term position to do communi…

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    Agreement

    MOU for Piedmont Parks Conservancy and the City of Atlanta

    Piedmont Park Conservancy

    MOU between the City of Atlanta and the Piedmont Park Conservancy spelling out the roles of each organization.

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