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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    The 2014 NAI National Workshop

    I recently attended the 2014 National Association for Interpretation national workshop in Denver, Colorado. Attending sessions and talking with interpreters was definitely inspiring!

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    Project Reflection: Lessons Learned

    In mid-July, I blogged about a new project we began in Racine, Ohio. It is now January and the project is complete. We thought it would be a good time to discuss a couple of “lessons

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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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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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