About Eppley

Long Story, Short...

The Eppley Institute is Indiana University's unique outreach program for the park, recreation and public land management professions.

We provide expertise in several areas, including technical assistance and research, planning and design, and training and education for organizations around the world. ( READ MORE )


Planning & Design

Eppley's park and recreation planning and design services balance the needs and desires of a community with practical and economic realities.

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Our Portfolio

Boulder Master Plan

The Parks and Recreation Master Plan led to community consensus about the department’s priorities and gave the city tools for financial and operational decision making.( Read more )

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    Indiana’s Health Matters

    Indiana’s health matters a lot for our citizens and our economic future as a state. Healthy places to live and a healthy population drive positive economic development and in-migratio

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    A Park for All Seasons

    The shore of Lake Superior is where I spent most of my childhood. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is a pristine and wild place. From a young age, I joined my father on his fishing and b

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    Pondering and Implementing Park Science

    Science is such a broad topic. The word conjures a variety of seemingly unrelated settings: a laboratory with beakers and pipettes; a boat with radar and sonar equipment; a geometric

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Documents published by the Eppley Institute such as master plans and reports. ( read more )


Practical information about management strategies in parks and recreation. ( read more )


The Eppley Institute has compiled a list of links that may be of use to you. ( read more )

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