The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) mission is to advance parks, recreation, and environmental conservation efforts that enhance the quality ... Find Information by Topic Login ProfileJoinDonateContact Us The National Recreation and Parks Association COVID-19 and Parks and Recreation. Ensuring all people have access to the benefits of local parks and recreation. Learn more about NRPA's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Leading the nation to improved health and wellness through parks and recreation. Protecting open space, connecting children to nature, and engaging communities in conservation practices. Ensuring all people have access to the benefits of local parks and recreation. Learn more about NRPA's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Improving the health of communities for all people through parks, recreation and conservation. PREMIER WEBINAR - ENVIRONMENTAL MAINTENANCE: GLOBAL IMPACT AND YOUR AGENCY PARKS AND RECREATION: ADDRESSING SUBSTANCE USE AND MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS PARK PULSE SURVEY: PARK AND RECREATION PROFESSIONALS ARE ESSENTIAL MENTORS NRPA STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO RECENT INCIDENTS OF RACISM IN COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY JOINT STATEMENT ON USING PARKS AND OPEN SPACE WHILE MAINTAINING PHYSICAL DISTANCING GRANT AND FUNDRAISING RESOURCES Top Trends in Parks and Recreation 2021 Restoring the Beauty of Pracht Wetlands Park Highlights from the 2020 NRPA Annual Conference: A Virtual Experience National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) © 2021 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The Field Guide delivers suppliers, vendors and service providers to park and recreation agencies throughout the United States and Canada.
The NRPA Annual Conference brings together people passionate about parks and recreation, conservation, health, landscape architecture, city planning and ... Available On-Demand for Registered Attendees October 30 – November 28, 2020. The 2020 NRPA Annual Conference: A Virtual Experience (NRPA Virtual) brought the park and recreation community together, and served as a platform for networking and exchanging ideas in new and imaginative ways. It featured keynote speaker Glenn Harris, president of the new Race Forward and publisher of Colorlines, more than 60 education sessions, interactive networking opportunities and an exploration-worthy virtual exhibit hall. Glenn Harris, president of the new Race Forward and publisher of Colorlines, will speak during the 2020 Opening General Session. Harris brings to the NRPA Virtual stage a vast knowledge of equity and experience working with many groups, big and small, to end institutionalized racism. NRPA Virtual: Conference Session Schedule Join others passionate about parks and recreation at NRPA Virtual! Take part in inspirational education sessions and energetic discussions during the event. View the Conference Session Schedule to see the more than 60 education sessions and 12 education tracks featured. NRPA Virtual provides a platform to network and exchange ideas in new and imaginative ways. Learn more about the unique events and opportunities this platform offers to meet new people, reconnect with colleagues and learn from the best in the profession. Due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19, NRPA has decided to host the 2020 NRPA Annual Conference: A Virtual Experience (NRPA Virtual) October 27-29 instead of its originally scheduled in-person event in Orlando, Florida. Although we cannot recreate the magic that happens when 8,000 park and recreation professionals and advocates gather all in one place, we are thrilled that NRPA Virtual will allow us to take the best of an in-person conference, including the education sessions, keynote speakers and exhibitors, and combine it with innovative and interactive formats to enhance the overall experience. For more information about this decision, please read this statement.
The purpose section of the the Natural Resources Protection Act (NRPA) provides, in part, that: "The Legislature finds and declares that the State's rivers and ... Maine Department of Environmental Protection Contact Us | How Do I | Sitemap Natural Resources Protection Act (NRPA) Please see online application filing instructions as Maine continues to combat COVID-19 Maine DEP can now accept online credit card payments through a Credit Card Payment Portal. Protected natural resources are coastal sand dune systems, coastal wetlands, significant wildlife habitat, fragile mountain areas, freshwater wetlands, great ponds and rivers, streams or brooks. See 38 MRSA 480-B for statutory definitions. The purpose section of the the Natural Resources Protection Act (NRPA) provides, in part, that: "The Legislature finds and declares that the State's rivers and streams, great ponds, fragile mountain areas, freshwater wetlands, significant wildlife habitat, coastal wetlands and coastal sand dune systems are resources of state significance. These resources have great scenic beauty and unique characteristics, unsurpassed recreational, cultural, historical and environmental value of present and future benefit to the citizens of the State and that uses are causing the rapid degradation and, in some cases, the destruction of these critical resources, producing significant adverse economic and environmental impacts and threatening the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the State." The law is focused on "protected natural resources". A permit is required when an "activity" will be: Located in, on or over any protected natural resource, or
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