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Despite the historically high use of parks during the pandemic, many park organizations may lack a data-driven picture of how park use is changing and how this…
Fiscal sponsorship documents that the Partnership for Providence Parks offers members to support and increase the involvement of neighborhood parks groups.
Click here for all information on the Summer Series happening June 14-25, 2021!
Memo outlining strategies to address and lessen displacement and gentrification outcomes as a result of park enhancement projects.
Parks are essential infrastructure and require investment to meet 21st-century challenges and function as green infrastructure.
Article considers five alternative revenue strategies that show promise for leveraging private dollars for public parks and protected open space.
From Brown to Blooming: Groundwork USA’s Field-Tested Guide for Getting from Brownfield to Neighborhood Asset
Addresses transforming contaminated urban property into open space. Primarily written for nonprofits how to transform a site into a community asset.
Existing stormwater infrastructure must be modernized and strengthened for communities and companies nationwide.
An initiative fostering engagement, equity, sustainability, and economic development by revitalizing places like parks, plazas, trails, and libraries.
Learn about Detroit's equity-focused park planning team, which used equity data to create an improvement plan for 40 neighborhood parks.
Thanks to our sponsors and partners: KOMPAN, Agency Landscape + Planning, The Trail Foundation, WRT, Austin Parks & Recreation, and City of Austin.
- By: Jayne Miller
Jayne Miller discusses the recent passing of a vital parks funding referendum and how her organization uses public opinion to shape her city's parks.
Park and Conservation Organizations Applaud Dept. of Interior for Grants to Build and Improve Parks in Disadvantaged Urban Communities
The NPS announced the ORLP grant winners for projects to develop new or improve existing parks in 18 economically-disadvantaged, urbanized areas in 16 states.
Fairmount Park uses park infrastructure to serve multiple functions; offering green space, delivering clean water, improving the city’s air, providing transpor…
Shelby Farms Park is one of the largest urban parks in the U.S. and features open pastures, forested areas, an international award-winning playground, equestri…
These parks fulfill a vital role in managing stormwater and making Nashville safer and more resilient.
A small investment in the Lafitte Greenway created a means of transportation for local residents, catalyzed development in the area, and increased environmenta…
Lauded as one of the most innovative urban reclamation projects in modern history, New York’s High Line has effectively paved the way for using public parks to…
The story of a neighborhood struggling with poverty and gun violence that rallied to construct a playground. This and other case studies sponsored by REI.
The economy-focused video of the five-part series documenting the multi-functional benefits of urban parks.