Active Minds, Healthy Nation

December 2011
Parks & Recreation;Dec2011, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p51
Information regarding the 2011 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Congress held in Atlanta, Georgia is presented. Topics include the preservation of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, the urban parks roundtable regarding sustainable funding, and the natural disasters which affected the parks. Speakers during the event were Janna Rankin, Dianne Hoover, and Barbara Tulipane.


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