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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    It Does Take a Village

    As the Eppley Institute is a part of the School of Public Health-Bloomington, there is an ever-increasing focus on the interrelatedness of health and parks and recreation. Recently, the

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    Wilderness 50!

    2014 is the 50th Anniversary of the passage of the Wilderness Act. I knew it was important to me personally having spent many (too many?) long weekends in the Boundary Waters Canoe

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    Happy Anniversary, Wilderness Act!

    Do you enjoy activities such as backpacking, hiking, or camping in the wilderness? If you do, you may have the Wilderness Act to thank! President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the

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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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