National Recreation and Park Association Forecasts Top Trends in Parks and Recreation for 2018

As we are now fully into 2018 and with spring and summer just around the corner, it may be a good idea to consider some of the current trends in recreation and park culture and activity observed and projected for this

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Play Fair, Play IX

February 15, 2018

For the last thirty-two years, a national initiative called the National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) has worked to encourage, bolster support and celebrate the achievements of the millions of girls and women

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Farm to School Act of 2017

January 21, 2018

On September 6, 2017, members of Congress introduced the Farm to School Act of 2017. This bill has received bipartisan support, and it expands the current US Department of Agriculture’s Farm to School Grant Program by

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National Environmental Education Foundation Releases Teen Survey Partner Toolkit

December 29, 2017

Youth, and adults, in today’s culture are spending an increasingly less amount of time outdoors and more time indoors behind a screen. According to the Nation Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) the average

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2017 Crawford Prize Recipient

November 22, 2017    Crawford Prize

The National Recreation Foundation proudly presents Susan Teegen as this year’s Crawford Prize Recipient. Since 2003, the Crawford Prize recognizes a living person who has dedicated him or herself to enhancing

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NYC Organization Works to Address Lack of Diversity in the Outdoors

September 27, 2017

One of my favorite parts of the trend of social media is that I get introduced to all sorts of new and innovative programs. I take special note of those that fall within our scope at the NRF and feel that is important

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