About Eppley

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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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    Eppley Institute Goes Hydro

    Alden Research Laboratory, Inc., located in Holden, Massachusetts, has enlisted the services of the Eppley Institute to provide expertise in conducting a recreation site assessment. Thi

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    Get Outside this Summer

    I wrote about outdoor winter activities a few months ago and mentioned that hiking is my favorite winter activity. It’s also pretty much my favorite any season activity, and earlier

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    Learning About Special Park Use Permits in National Parks

    Nona Capps and Christy McCormick traveled to the National Conservation Training Center in rural West Virginia to learn about Special Park Use Permitting in National Parks. What k

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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 )


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