Social Media in Parks and Recreation

  As inescapable and pervasive as television and radio may once have seemed, the social media of blogs, social networking sites, and Twitter are even more so. In fact, at the same time these

A few best practices of volunteer management

Virtually every contemporary public park and recreation professional has faced the same classic challenge: the mandate to enhance (or simply sustain) their public services in the face of stagnant or declining financial resources. In

History & Mission

History The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands was founded in 1993 by the Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies Department at Indiana University. Jim Ridenour, just leaving his position as National Park Service