Eppley Institute Annual Report 2018-2019

The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands is a unit of the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies, School of Public Health – Bloomington, Indiana University. Please click this link to access

What does the Eppley Institute do?

Eppley staff often hear “We had no idea you existed or what you did!” when we first meet new partners or interested clients. After 27 years spent working across the nation as a part

Is Your Parks and Recreation Agency Accessible?

Navigating requirements, standards, and best practices around accessible recreation can be overwhelming. Everyone, regardless of age or ability, benefits from parks and recreation opportunities. For communities to fully benefit from parks and recreation opportunities,

Communication Courses for Park Professionals

The Eppley Institute is partnering with the National Park Service Office of Communications to develop a suite of courses to improve communications decision-making, consistency, and professionalism. These courses are designed for park professionals in

73rd Great Lakes Park Training Institute

The 73rd Great Lakes Park Training Institute (GLPTI) was held February 24-28 at its traditional location at Pokagon State Park. First held at Pokagon’s Potawatomi Inn in 1947, GLPTI is the oldest continuously-running training

Weed Warrior Volunteer Training

The Eppley Institute is partnering with the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission and Montgomery Parks to create e-courses for volunteers. Weed Warriors Basics, Non-native Invasives (NNI) 101 and Non-native Invasives (NNI) 102