Special Use Permitting for Parks and Recreation Professionals

Parks—and other public facilities—are amazing venues for all kinds of events. From arts fairs and family reunions to sports competitions and political rallies, agencies are inundated with a variety of requests to use their
Islands at Lake Lemon

Thinking Locally

The Eppley Institute has worked with numerous partners over the years: county park districts, municipalities, public health departments, federal agencies, state government divisions, and nonprofit organizations. We’ve worked internationally, in all manner of US

Great Lakes Park Training Institute Honors 2015 Award Winners

The Great Lakes Park Training Institute honored the top professionals, programs, and facilities in the Midwest during its annual awards dinner on February 24, 2015 at Indiana’s Pokagon State Park. The Institute acknowledged the

Eppley Institute Senior Fellow Receives Pugsley Medal

The Eppley Institute is proud and excited to recognize Senior Fellow Jim Peterson for his selection as a Pugsley Medal recipient. Jim served on the faculty at IU Bloomington for over 20 years and

Civil War to Civil Rights Project: An NPS and Eppley Partnership

The Interpretation and Education Training Staff at Mather Training Center and the Eppley Institute have partnered to complete a research project that examines Civil War and Civil Rights–themed parks/sites in the National Park Service.