Magazine article Parks & Recreation

UpFront: If Not Now, When?

Magazine article Parks & Recreation

UpFront: If Not Now, When?

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Americans love their parks but may need a bit of assistance in assigning appropriate value to them. Sounds like a job for NRPA.

Two NRPA staffers, marketing senior director John Crosby, CAE, and citizen services manager Helen Rose, tackle an extremely significant issue in this month's magazine: Namely, what is the public's perception of parks and recreation, and what is NRPA going to do about it?

To provide detail, Crosby and Rose examined the findings from two recent NRPA-commissioned surveys. The results form the basis of their article, "Parks and Recreation: The Value Proposition," which begins on page 62.

The duo mined several pertinent pieces of information from the studies, including the fact that an overwhelming number of Americans - three-fifths, in fact - believe public parks and recreation to be an important component of their communities' overall quality of life.

Fewer, however, were willing to support this essential service, either financially or through volunteerism. …

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