• Recreation
  • Benches Can Pay Their Way

    This article has been adapted from the September 2016 issue of Parks & Recreation Magazine, the official publication of the National Recreation and Park Association. Through its pursuit of key issues, trends, and personalities, the magazine advances American parks, recreation, and conservation efforts. You can read the full-length article here. This is the third and […]

  • Recreation
  • Making Benches Work

    This article has been adapted from the September 2016 issue of Parks & Recreation Magazine, the official publication of the National Recreation and Park Association. Through its pursuit of key issues, trends, and personalities, the magazine advances American parks, recreation, and conservation efforts. You can read the full-length article here. This is the second post […]

  • Recreation
  • Urban National Parks: The 21st Century Face of the National Park System

    The following is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting urban units of the National Park System. By Beth Porter, National Park Service, National Capital Region Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program Urban national parks are often the unsung heroes of America’s national park system. As Americans continue their migration to cities in […]