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The 2019 NRPA Park and Recreation Salary Survey report presents compensation data by agency size, type and certain demographic characteristics of incumbents in the positions (e.g., education, certifications and years in the profession).
Summer heat can have a detrimental effect on employees and volunteers who work outdoors or within indoor environments with elevated temperatures.
Employers are desperate to fill a labor shortage on the front lines in urban forestry, yet struggle to source and retain a sustainable workforce.
In October 2018, the Stockholm Resilience Centre released a report “Transformation is Feasible” to the Club of Rome on how to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals within Planetary Boundaries.
This study, led by the Research Group at the Lawrence Hall of Science, was commissioned as part of a planning grant, funded by the Pisces Foundation, to support the design of a professional learning workshop series for outdoor science organizations.
All generations are not created equal. Are you optimizing your outreach and fundraising opportunities to connect with each group?
The presenter for this webinar was Megan Bang, Associate Professor in Education and Indigenous Studies, Northwestern University. She focused on the intersection of environmental education and indigenous knowledge.
Public gardens can benefit by focusing on women as past and future contributors of note to the field of landscape design.
Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
Beyond gift shops, wedding rentals, and one-off plant sales, every garden has unique assets that could be leveraged to achieve the institutional mission and creatively generate revenue for the organization or reduce expenses.