FRI-B05: Returning to Our Roots: It’s Time for a 21st Century Parks and Recreation Movement

Start Date
10/19/2018
End Date
10/19/2018
Description
The moderator and panelists will discuss the profession’s role in the creation of vibrant parks and recreation programs since Olmsted, and will make the case that many of the societal issues facing urban and rural communities today can be addressed by a renaissance in parks and recreation development, maintenance, and programming.
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Parks & Recreation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn the role that landscape architects have had in past efforts to provide public recreation programs and parks. 2. Recognize parks & recreation as a powerful force to combat many of today’s societal ills, and learn ways for landscape architects and allied professionals to become mobilized in a new movement. 3. Learn NRPA’s role in leading this new movement, at all levels across the country. 4. Learn how to participate in the planning, designing and advocating for public parks and recreation programs, locally and nationally.
Instructors
Kevin O'Hara; Mike Abbate, FASLA; Leon Andrews; ;
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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