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Justifying Parks

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The Economic Impact of the Huron River Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Other, Director's Discussions, Annual Reports, Trails Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Other, Director's Discussions, Annual Reports, Trails
Green Infrastructure Improves Communities Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Master Plans, Authorities & Partnerships, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Other, Legislation, Other, Link, Walking Resources, ParkRx Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Master Plans, Authorities & Partnerships, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Other, Legislation, Other, Link, Walking Resources, ParkRx
The Nature of Americans: Major Findings Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Advocacy Guidelines & Regulations, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Contacting Legislators & Earning Coverage, mParks Public Policy Priorities, Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Aquatics, Bounce Houses, Community Recreation Centers, Dog Parks, Facility Rentals, Fireworks, Golf, Historical and Cultural, Playgrounds, Programming, Trails, Other, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Article, Federal Level, Walking Resources, Advocacy Basics, Parks and Grounds, ParkRx Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Advocacy Guidelines & Regulations, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Contacting Legislators & Earning Coverage, mParks Public Policy Priorities, Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Aquatics, Bounce Houses, Community Recreation Centers, Dog Parks, Facility Rentals, Fireworks, Golf, Historical and Cultural, Playgrounds, Programming, Trails, Other, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Article, Federal Level, Walking Resources, Advocacy Basics, Parks and Grounds, ParkRx
NEVADA’S NEW LAW BRINGS MORE KIDS OUTDOORS Advocacy, Advocacy Guidelines & Regulations, Contacting Legislators & Earning Coverage, Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Playgrounds, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Legislation, Article, Parks and Grounds, ParkRx Advocacy, Advocacy Guidelines & Regulations, Contacting Legislators & Earning Coverage, Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Playgrounds, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Legislation, Article, Parks and Grounds, ParkRx
Recreating Recreation - Sterling Heights Millage Brochure Advocacy, Boards & Commissions, Funding, mParks Public Policy Priorities, Justifying Parks, Millages, Other, PDF, Successful Grant Applications, Advocacy Basics Advocacy, Boards & Commissions, Funding, mParks Public Policy Priorities, Justifying Parks, Millages, Other, PDF, Successful Grant Applications, Advocacy Basics
A Path to Good-paying Careers for all Michiganders Advocacy, Funding, Facilities & Amenities, Human Resources, mParks Public Policy Priorities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Technology, PDF, Report, Job Descriptions Advocacy, Funding, Facilities & Amenities, Human Resources, mParks Public Policy Priorities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Technology, PDF, Report, Job Descriptions
Placemaking iLab FULL Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Placemaking Initiatives, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Placemaking Initiatives, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference
How Parents Attitudes Towards Nature Impact Their Children Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference
Placemaking iLab - Silver Advocacy, Funding, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference Advocacy, Funding, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference
Placemaking iLab - Cornett Advocacy, Funding, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference Advocacy, Funding, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference
Placemaking iLab VIDEO Advocacy, Boards & Commissions, Funding, mParks Public Policy Priorities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference Advocacy, Boards & Commissions, Funding, mParks Public Policy Priorities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Conference Resources, 2017 Conference
NATIONAL PARKRX DAY Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Walking Resources, ParkRx Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Walking Resources, ParkRx
NATIONAL PARKRX INITIATIVE COMMUNICATIONS GUIDELINES Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Health and Wellness, Walking Resources, Parks and Grounds, ParkRx Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Health and Wellness, Walking Resources, Parks and Grounds, ParkRx
Signage & Way Finding Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Trails, Link, Walking Resources, Trails Advocacy, Facilities & Amenities, Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Trails, Link, Walking Resources, Trails
SEMCOG Parks Survey Results Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Trails, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, PDF, Parks and Grounds, Trails Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Trails, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, PDF, Parks and Grounds, Trails
NRPA Americans’ Engagement with Parks Survey Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF
2016 July is Parks & Recreation Month - Template Media Advisory Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, Marketing & Media, Form Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, Marketing & Media, Form
2016 July is Parks & Recreation Month - Sample Social Media Posts Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Contacting Legislators & Earning Coverage, Justifying Parks, Marketing & Media, Social Media, Legislation, Word Doc, Federal Level Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Contacting Legislators & Earning Coverage, Justifying Parks, Marketing & Media, Social Media, Legislation, Word Doc, Federal Level
2016 July is Parks & Recreation Month - Fact Sheet and Key Messages Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, Marketing & Media, Word Doc Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, Marketing & Media, Word Doc
Michigan Great Lakes/recreation/tourism Infographic Justifying Parks, Marketing & Media, Economic Impact, Social Media Justifying Parks, Marketing & Media, Economic Impact, Social Media
New Study Shows Urban Parks Build Healthy, Happy Cities Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Report
Economic Value of "Quiet Recreation" on public lands Justifying Parks, Trails, Economic Impact, PDF, Report, Parks and Grounds Justifying Parks, Trails, Economic Impact, PDF, Report, Parks and Grounds
Advocacy Presentation - mParks & Public Policy Committee (download for notes) Advocacy, Funding, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Presentation, Conference Resources, Advocacy Basics, 2016 Conference Advocacy, Funding, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, General Findings, Presentation, Conference Resources, Advocacy Basics, 2016 Conference
Building Healthy Communities with Sticky Designs - Fenton Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference
Parks and Recreation for Community Health - Fenton Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference
mParks Annual Report - 2015 Justifying Parks, Other, PDF, Report, Annual Reports Justifying Parks, Other, PDF, Report, Annual Reports
Traverse City Pier Project - Luick, Doher Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Other, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Other, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference
Southeast Michigan Parks System Collaboration - OCPR, DNR, Metroparks Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Other, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Other, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference
Public Spaces, Private Money - Martin Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Other, Other, PDF, Report, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Other, Other, PDF, Report, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference
Improving Access to Parks & Services - Vettraino Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2016 Conference
Active Learners Make Better Students - MI Dept of Ed Justifying Parks, General Findings, Health and Wellness, PDF, Presentation, MI Health Endowment Justifying Parks, General Findings, Health and Wellness, PDF, Presentation, MI Health Endowment
Access to Core Services in SE Michigan - Jan 2016 - SEMCOG Facilities & Amenities, Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Other, General Findings, Other, PDF, Report Facilities & Amenities, Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Other, General Findings, Other, PDF, Report
Americans' Support for Local Recreation & Park Services - NRPA Advocacy, Funding, Other, Justifying Parks, Other, Economic Impact, General Findings, PDF, Report Advocacy, Funding, Other, Justifying Parks, Other, Economic Impact, General Findings, PDF, Report
Complete Parks Playbook - ChangeLab Solutions Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Other, Other, Link Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Other, Other, Link
National Study of Parks & Trails - Cohen and Han Justifying Parks, Trails, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report, MI Health Endowment, Trails Justifying Parks, Trails, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report, MI Health Endowment, Trails
Parks, Trails, and Health Workbook - NPS and CDC Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, MI Health Endowment, Trails Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, MI Health Endowment, Trails
Parks & Recreation Working with Land Conservancies - Saving Land Magazine Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Other, Other, PDF, Article Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Other, Other, PDF, Article
Focus on Fitness, Issue 7.3, 2015 Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Other, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Other, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Economic Impact Report 2013 - Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Link, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Link, Report
How Many Steps are Enough? For Children and Adolescents Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Other, Article, Walking Resources, MI Health Endowment Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Other, Article, Walking Resources, MI Health Endowment
Urban Recreation in Grand Rapids, Issue 7.2, 2015 Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, General Findings, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, General Findings, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Urban Recreation in Detroit, Issue 7.2, 2015 Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, General Findings, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, General Findings, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Urban Recreation in Genesee County, Issue 7.2, 2015 Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, General Findings, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, General Findings, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Infographic - Economic Benefits of Bicycle Tourism - MDOT Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Economic Benefits of Bicycling - Phase II - MDOT Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Urban Land Institute Website Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link
Building Healthy Places Toolkit - Urban Land Institute Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Guideline Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Guideline
Seven Myths of Michigan Public Lands - Paul Rose Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Other, Link, Article Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Other, Link, Article
State Indicator Report on Physical Activity 2014 - CDC Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Guideline, mParks Program Resources, MI Health Endowment Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Guideline, mParks Program Resources, MI Health Endowment
Physical Activity Guidelines - US Dept Health & Human Svcs Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Guideline, mParks Program Resources, MI Health Endowment Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Guideline, mParks Program Resources, MI Health Endowment
Move IT! Charleston County - Post and Courier Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Link, Article, mParks Program Resources, MI Health Endowment Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Link, Article, mParks Program Resources, MI Health Endowment
Wellness Programs - Rogers & Clarkston Public Schools Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, Health and Wellness, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, Health and Wellness, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference
Strategy for Placemaking Inclusion - Rynbrandt Justifying Parks, Master Plans, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference Justifying Parks, Master Plans, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference
Parks & Recreation As Change Agents - Fearn Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference
The Michigan Environmental Literacy Plan Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Operations, Other, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Operations, Other, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference
Economics of Place: Building Communities Around People - Gilmartin & MML Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference
Building Volunteer Stewardship - Treemore-Spears Advocacy, Volunteers/Friends Groups, Other, Justifying Parks, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference Advocacy, Volunteers/Friends Groups, Other, Justifying Parks, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference
Stewardship Network & Natural Areas - Bush, Manion, Borneman Advocacy, Volunteers/Friends Groups, Other, Justifying Parks, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference Advocacy, Volunteers/Friends Groups, Other, Justifying Parks, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2015 Conference
Infographic: Economic Benefits of Bicycling in MI - MDOT Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Community & Economic Benefits of Bicycling in MI - MDOT Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
2014 National Database Report - NRPA Funding, Justifying Parks, Operations, Other, Economic Impact, Other, PDF, Report Funding, Justifying Parks, Operations, Other, Economic Impact, Other, PDF, Report
City Park Facts 2014 - Trust for Public Land Justifying Parks, Operations, General Findings, Other, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Operations, General Findings, Other, PDF, Report
Parks & Recreation Spending per Resident in the US 2013 - TPL Funding, Justifying Parks, Operations, Other, Economic Impact, Other, PDF, Report Funding, Justifying Parks, Operations, Other, Economic Impact, Other, PDF, Report
Parks & Recreation in the US: Local Parks - Resources for the Future Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Other, General Findings, PDF, Article Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Other, General Findings, PDF, Article
Measuring the Economic Impact of Parks & Recreation Services - Dr. John Crompton Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report, Conference Resources, Federal Level, 2015 Conference Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report, Conference Resources, Federal Level, 2015 Conference
Parks & Recreation Month Survey - NRPA Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Out is In - Parks & Recreation Month 2014 Infographic - NRPA Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Role of Parks in Shaping Cities - NRPA & APA Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Trails & Crime Liability Value - Tim Eling Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Trails, General Findings, PDF, Report, Presentation, Trails Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Trails, General Findings, PDF, Report, Presentation, Trails
Positioning Parks & Recreation in Place-Based Economy, Issue 6.3, 2014 Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Aging-in-Places: Age-Friendly Placemaking, Issue 6.3, 2014 Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Programming, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Crowd Funding MI Website Funding, Justifying Parks, Sponsorships and Advertising, Other, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample Funding, Justifying Parks, Sponsorships and Advertising, Other, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample
Economic Impact of Placemaking - MML Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article
"OUT is IN" Survey Fact Sheet 2014 - NRPA Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Adults and Outdoor Time - NRPA Infographic Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Article Advocacy, July is Parks & Recreation Month, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Article
Green Infrastructure in Grand Rapids - City Parks Blog Volunteers/Friends Groups, Justifying Parks, General Findings, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Article Volunteers/Friends Groups, Justifying Parks, General Findings, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Article
Nature Rocks Website - By the Nature Conservancy Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, General Findings, Other, Link Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, General Findings, Other, Link
Trail Effects on Neighborhoods: Home Value, Safety, Quality of Life Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Operations, Trails, Economic Impact, Maintenance, Link, Report, Trails Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Operations, Trails, Economic Impact, Maintenance, Link, Report, Trails
Strategies to Promote Walkable Communities - Prevention Institute Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Guideline, Walking Resources Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Guideline, Walking Resources
"Take a Hike and Call Me in the Morning" - Daphne Miller Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article, Walking Resources Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article, Walking Resources
Economics of Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources - Dr. Sarah Nicholls Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Presentation Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Presentation
Green Infrastructure Issue - SEMscope Winter 2014 Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article
What is Green Infrastructure? SEMscope 2014 Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article
Michigan's Outdoor Recreation Economy - Outdoor Industry Assn Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Be Active Eat Healthy Priorities 2014-2018 Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Michigan Obesity Prevention - 2013 Highlights Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
"Making a Difference" Obesity Prevention Priority Strategies 2014-2018 Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
2014 Obesity Prevention Priorities - State of Michigan Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Walk Friendly Communities Website Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Guideline Accessibility, Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Guideline
Green Infrastructure Vision - SEMCOG Justifying Parks, Master Plans, Economic Impact, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Sample Justifying Parks, Master Plans, Economic Impact, Health and Wellness, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Sample
Healthy Parks, Healthy People Video Playlist - NPS Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Link Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Link
Making the Economic Case for Parks & Recreation in Genesee County, Issue 4.2, 2012 Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Article
Grand Rapids Urban Parks & Recreation, Issue 4.3, 2013 Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Other, Other, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Other, Other, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
MI Big Green Gym PROfessional Quarterly Article, Issue 5.1, 2013 Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article
Parks & Recreation are Important in the Economic Picture, Issue 5.2, 2013 Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Water, Michigan, and the Growing "Blue" Economy - MI Economic Center Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Trails, Economic Impact, Link, Article Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Trails, Economic Impact, Link, Article
Placemaking as Tool for Economic Development - Heritage Newspapers Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article
Building Community with Heart of the Lakes Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, General Findings, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, General Findings, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference
How Cities Use Parks to Improve Public Health - City Parks Forum Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Guideline Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Guideline
8 Ways Parks Improve Your Health - Trust for Public Land Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Link Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Link
Going Green in Parks & Recreation Presentation - Dr. Longsdorf Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference
VIP: A Tool to Achieve Strategic Objectives - Pichly Justifying Parks, Operations, Other, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference, 2015 Conference Justifying Parks, Operations, Other, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference, 2015 Conference
Pure Michigan Fit Presentation Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Vendors, Programming, Health and Wellness, Other, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference Facilities & Amenities, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Vendors, Programming, Health and Wellness, Other, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference
Interacting with Officials and the Public Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference, Advocacy Basics Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference, Advocacy Basics
Are You in the Plan? Presentation - Rynbrandt Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, General Findings, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, General Findings, Other, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2014 Conference
Michigan Tourism Strategic Plan 2012-2017 - MI Travel Commission Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Report
Walking Works - PROfessional - September 2013 Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Q & A: Parks, Recreation, and Placemaking - PROfessional - September 2013 Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article, PROfessional Quarterly
Getting Youth Active Toolkit - Outdoor Foundation Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Other, Other, Link, Sample Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Other, Other, Link, Sample
Outdoor Recreation Participation Report 2013 - Outdoor Foundation Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Outdoor Recreation Participation Report 2012 - Outdoor Foundation Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Acme Township Shoreline Project Funding, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Sample, Guideline, Successful Grant Applications Funding, Justifying Parks, Authorities & Partnerships, Placemaking Initiatives, Other, Link, Sample, Guideline, Successful Grant Applications
Placemaking Website - Michigan Municipal League Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline
Sault Ste. Marie PlacePlan - Michigan Municipal League Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample
Dearborn Transit-Oriented PlacePlan - Michigan Municipal League Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample
Downtown Alpena PlacePlan - Michigan Municipal League Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample
Downtown Allegan PlacePlan - Michigan Municipal League Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Sample
PlacePlans Website - Michigan Municipal League Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline
Newark Riverfront Revival - July 2013 - New York Times Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Article Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Article
What is a Charrette? Informational Video - NCI Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link
Placemaking & Parks Resources - Project for Public Spaces Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline
Placemaking Resources - Project for Public Spaces Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline
Supporting Placemaking Leadership in Michigan - Project for Public Spaces Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Article Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Article
Definitions for Placemaking - MI Place Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Guideline
The Center for Michigan Website Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline
Michigan Main Street Program Website Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline
MI Place Website Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline
Place Makers.com Website Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, Link, Guideline
Health & Wellness in the Big Green Gym - MI DCH Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Presentation Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Presentation
Parklets: Mini Parks - Landscape Architecture Magazine Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Article
Parks, Prosperity, and the Economy of Place 2009 - MRPA PROfessional Quarterly Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Article
Parks & Other Green Environments: Essential Components of a Healthy Habitat - NRPA Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Tree Benefit Calculator Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Link Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, Link
i-Tree Website: Tools for Assessing & Managing Community Forests Justifying Parks, Other, Link Justifying Parks, Other, Link
Health, Wellness, and Physical Activity - NRPA Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Federal Level Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Federal Level
Children & Nature Fact Sheet 2013 - NRPA Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Federal Level Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Federal Level
Land & Water Conservation Fund - State Fact Sheet - Michigan Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report, Federal Level Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report, Federal Level
Land & Water Conservation Fund Project List Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Link, Report, Federal Level Advocacy, Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, Link, Report, Federal Level
Future of Michigan's Parks: A Report to Gov Snyder - Blue Ribbon Panel Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Advocacy, Other, Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Defining & Creating a Sense of Place in Northern MI - NW MI Council of Government Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2013 Conference Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation, Conference Resources, 2013 Conference
P & R National Database Report 2013 - PRORAGIS Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Placemaking in the New Economy - Summary Report 2009 - Land Policy Institute Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Report
Signature Park Survey - HR & A Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Report
Northern Michigan Placemaking Guidebook 2012 Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Guideline Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Guideline
Center for 21st Century Communities - MML Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation Justifying Parks, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation
Reconnecting Children & Nature - 10 Reasons to Be Concerned Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF
Potential of P & R in Addressing Physical Activity 2008 - PCPFS Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Physical Activity & Fitness - Improving Qualify of Life - US Dept of Health Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Parks & Recreation in Underserved Areas, A Public Health Perspective - NRPA Justifying Parks, NRPA Monographs, General Findings, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, NRPA Monographs, General Findings, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Parks and Other Green Environments: Healthy Habitats - NRPA Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article
How Parks & Recreation Contribute to a Healthy Lifestyle - NRPA Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Outdoor Recreation Participation Report 2011 - Outdoor Foundation Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Outdoor Recreation Participation Report 2010 - Outdoor Foundation Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Neighborhood Greenness & Changes in BMI of Youth - Am Journ of Preventative Med Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Report
Nearby Nature: A Buffer of Life Stress Among Rural Children - Wells & Evans Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, Other, PDF, Report
Learning to Love the Natural World Enough to Protect It - Louise Chawla Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Article
Inactivity Among American Youth - Outdoor Industry Foundation Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article
Healthy Parks Healthy People - MRPA Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article
Exploring the Active Lifestyle Summary 2004 - Outdoor Industry Foundation Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Exploring the Active Lifestyle 2004 - Outdoor Industry Foundation Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Synopsis of Research Papers 2010 - NRPA Justifying Parks, NRPA Monographs, Economic Impact, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, NRPA Monographs, Economic Impact, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Rejuvenating Neighborhoods & Communities Through Parks - NRPA Justifying Parks, NRPA Monographs, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Report, Guideline Justifying Parks, NRPA Monographs, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Report, Guideline
P & R Essential Partners in Active Transportation - NRPA Justifying Parks, NRPA Monographs, General Findings, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, NRPA Monographs, General Findings, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Influence of Urban Park Revitalization on African-American Youth - NRPA Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Cognitive Benefits of Interacting with Nature - UMICH Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Building Healthy Communities Fact Sheet - NRPA Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Air Quality Effects of Urban Trees & Parks - NRPA Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Urban Park Summit Summary Report 2009 - NRPA Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Revitalizing Urban American Through P&R - NRPA Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report, Presentation Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report, Presentation
Parks & Trails are Essential Transportation - NRPA Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report, Trails Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report, Trails
Key Benefits of P&R - Synopsis of 2010 Research - NRPA Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Cost Recovery Philosophy - Canton Leisure Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Sample, Guideline Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Sample, Guideline
Cost Recovery Guidelines 3.0 - Canton Leisure Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Sample, Guideline Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Sample, Guideline
City Park Facts 2010 - Trust for Public Land Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
City Park Facts 2012 - Trust for Public Land Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
ASPA Launch Press Release - America's State Parks Alliance Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Article
Outdoor Recreation Economy - Outdoor Industry Foundation Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Pedestrian & Bicycle Infrastructure Nat'l Study of Employment Impacts 2011 Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
P & R National Database Report 2012 - PRORAGIS Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Drivers of Economic Performance in MI - Land Policy Institute Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Measuring the Economic Value of a City's Park System - Trust for Public Land Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Investing in Youth Snapshot - Canton Leisure Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Economic Impact, Other, PDF, Presentation Justifying Parks, Youth and Teen, Economic Impact, Other, PDF, Presentation
Economic Update Survey Report 2012 - NRPA Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Role of Parks in Obesity Prevention - Childhood Obesity Magazine Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Article
Parks & Recreation Fact Sheet 2012 - NRPA Justifying Parks, General Findings, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Health Benefits of Parks - Trust for Public Land Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Health and Wellness, PDF, Report
Parks & Recreation, Why it Matters in Michigan Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Article Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Article
Parks & Recreation Essential Public Services 2010 - NRPA Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Children & Nature Fact Sheet - NRPA Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
City Park Facts 2011 - Trust for Public Land Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, General Findings, PDF, Report
Guide to Measuring Economic Value of Parks & Recreation - MRPA Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Guideline Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Guideline
Economic Impact 2011 - Genessee County Parks Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Economic Benefits of Seattle's Park & Recreation System - Trust for Public Land Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Benefits & Fiscal Impact of Parks & Open Space in NY Counties - Trust for Public Land - Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report Justifying Parks, Economic Impact, PDF, Report
Creating a Prosperous Michigan - MML and MRPA Boards & Commissions, Justifying Parks, Other, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation Boards & Commissions, Justifying Parks, Other, Placemaking Initiatives, PDF, Presentation