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Fall 2018
GreenPlay Principal Pat O’Toole on Creating Clients for Life
New Trends in Surveys
San Luis Obispo County: Adding a Cost Recovery Analysis to Bring Clarity to Needs Assessment
Trends Update: Giant Games are BIG!

Spring 2018
Longmont Open Space Helps Keep People Healthy
Longmont Open Space Master Plan: Objectives Achieved
Leland, North Carolina: Planning for Growth
Lessons Learned from Summer Day Camp Collaboration
Virtual and Augmented Reality in Parks and Recreation

Winter 2018
Healthy Vending at Parks and Recreation Agencies
Homelessness and How it Affects Parks and Recreation Agencies
Roanoke Outside Identifies Needs and Offers Solutions for Camping Gaps in the Valley
Finding the “Heart and Soul” of Denver

Fall 2017
Winter 2017 Newsletter
Time for Appropriate Cost Recovery, Now More Than Ever
Planning for Getting State Grant Funding
City of Boulder, Colorado Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Greenbelt/Open Spaces

Summer 2017
Summer Newsletter
A Performance Scorecard for Parks and Recreation
Multiculturalism and the Changing Face of Community Engagement
Next Best Thing or Passing Fad?

March 2017
Reaching a New Level of Service – Getting Active.
Get Ready for Arbor Day
Technology and Social Media Outreach
Agencies Jump on this Trend, Which Moves Yoga to the Water

Fall 2016
Planning Parks and Recreation for Public Health
New York Town Reacts Quickly to Master Plan Recommendations
Coastal Communities Present Unique Challenges for Parks & Rec Master Planning
GreenPlay Welcomes John Drew, MS, to Its Team of Consultants

Summer 2016
National Park Service Centennial
Plan Now for Next Summer’s Sun Safety and Shade
Two New Studies Confirm that Exercise Prevents Cancer
GreenPlay Welcomes Gareth Jones, PhD as Special Project Consultant
GreenPlay Consultant, Melissa Chew, CPRP, Authors Feature Article in National Magazine

Spring 2016
Looking for Adventure Sports?
Baltimore’s Plan to Move City’s Recreation and Parks Services into the 21st Century
GreenPlay Enhances Strategic Marketing Services.
GreenPlay Welcomes Adam Bossi, Tom Diehl, and Daniel Seder as New Consultants.
GreenPlay CEO, Teresa Penbrooke, PhD, is Editor of New NRPA Report on Relevant Research for Practice.

June 2015
Online Community Engagement Platforms for Public Assessment
The New Economics of Parks and Recreation
Consortium Member Spotlight: Sylvia Allen
Trends in Sports and Fitness
Client Spotlight: Wake Forest, North Carolina

January 2014
Beyond Accessibility: Programming for People with Disabilities
Group Mentality: Fitness for Millennials
The Cost Recovery Pyramid: Methodology that Works
El Paso County Recognized with Two Awards

December 2014
Enhance Community Awareness With A Marketing Plan
Goodbye to John Barholt

March 2013
Planning for Public Health
The Role of the SCORP in Public Health Promotion
Who Needs a River?
Why Don’t You Use the Parks System?
Institute of Medicine Obesity Report 2012

October 2012
Charleston County – Planning Ahead
The People’s Choice: Barriers to Implementing Healthy Communities Strategies
Beyond Boot Camp: Emerging Trends in “Extreme” Fitness
No Skateboards on the Sidewalk: Managing Non-Sanctioned Activities
Measuring the Impact of Special Events

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