Bloomington Master Plan Project is Underway!

In January 2015 the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands and the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department established a partnership to research and draft a new five-year master plan for the Department. The

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,