Designing and Managing Innovative Dog Parks – NRPA

November 2, 2018, Feature, by Richard J. Dolesh “How much more joy can you get out of life than being with your dog in a park?” asks Judy Trockel, one of the founders and driving forces for the past 25 years behind the dog park at Marymoor Park in King County, Washington. Marymoor Park has Read more about Designing and Managing Innovative Dog Parks – NRPA[…]

DPW head talks islandwide plan for Parks and Recreation

Photo Credit: I&M — DBW head: Rob McNeilStory By: Brian Bushard , I&M Staff Writer Posted Nov 29, 2018  (Nov. 29, 2018) Six years after the town disbanded its Parks and Recreation Department in the aftermath of the national financial recession, Department of PublicWorks director Rob McNeil visited the dilapidated Tom Nevers playground. As he walked around the little-used baseball Read more about DPW head talks islandwide plan for Parks and Recreation[…]

NantucketCPR-JFK Bunker-Tom Nevers-Restoration Project

In a special featured article from N-Magazine’s July 2018, article, Cheryl Emery, one of the Directors of Nantucket Community Parks and Recreation (NantucketCPR),  was interviewed and photographed regarding the JFK Bunker in Tom Nevers, Nantucket Island. Full article from N-Magazine: July 27, 2018: PORTAL TO THE PAST by Deborah Halber Written By: Deborah Halber | Photography By: Kit Read more about NantucketCPR-JFK Bunker-Tom Nevers-Restoration Project[…]

Parks and Recreation Improve Mental Health & Quality of Life

A Park and Recreation Fact Sheet: More time spent in parks and green spaces can help individuals fight against mental health issues like depression, anxiety and stress. Making sure that all people have access to part and outdoor programming is a critcal way to increase these positive effects on health and qualtiy of life for Read more about Parks and Recreation Improve Mental Health & Quality of Life[…]