The Selma March

The Selma March on March 7, 2015 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Marchers who were beaten and tear-gassed as they tried to peaceably cross the bridge. March 7, 2015: President Obama, first

Park Manager International Certification Update

The Eppley Institute’s partnership for competency research and certification with the International Federation of Park and Recreation Academy (soon to become World Urban Parks) is creating collaborative ‘articulation’ agreements with Australia, New Zealand, Canada,

Simulated Environments Maximize Learning

The National Park Service Facility Manager Leaders Program (FMLP) students “traveled” to a fictitious park in October of 2014. The make-believe setting? Sea Otter Island National Park. Sea Otter Island has many stories to
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Fairfield Parks and Recreation Master Plan Completed

In January 2014, the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands reached an agreement with the Fairfield, Ohio Parks and Recreation Department to complete the Department’s Comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan. Beginning in
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Eppley presents at IPRA’s Fall Retreat

Eppley Institute Executive Director, Steve Wolter, and Project Manager, Sally Pelto-Wheeler, were invited to present at the Indiana Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) Fall Retreat on September 17, 2014. The retreat was held at