World Parks Academy (WPA) and National Association of Parks and Recreation of Mexico (ANPR) Launch Academia Parques and Online Certification Curriculum for Latin American Parks Professionals In November 2021, World Parks Academy (WPA) and the National Association of Parks and Recreation of Mexico (ANPR) launched… Read More »WPA and ANPR Launch Academia Parques
The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands has been researching competencies for parks, recreation, and public lands since 1998 when it completed research for the National Park Service on training needs for maintenance, onboarding, exhibit specialists, and administration. Competency research on partnerships and fundraising, interpretation,… Read More »Eppley Continues 25 Years of Research on Competencies for Parks and Public Lands
Eppley Institute completed accessibility assessments this spring at Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Fort Monroe National Monument, and Fort Donelson National Battlefield. While each site has its own considerations to address, each plays a role in telling a different part of Civil War and pre-Civil… Read More »Eppley Supports NPS Accessibility Efforts at Historic Sites
Eppley Institute, alongside their partners at the Center for Rural Engagement (CRE), recently completed and presented the Marshall Township Parks and Recreation System Master Plan. The plan focused on the former Avoca Fish Hatchery, which was transferred from the IDNR in November 2020 for the… Read More »Parks and Recreation System Master Plan Adopted by Marshall County Township
The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands is conducting a national survey of park professionals, Autistic people, and caregivers of Autistic people as part of the Park Autism Research Knowledge Synthesis Project. Ph.D. candidate Ross Edelstein, Eppley Director Steve Wolter and Indiana Resource Center… Read More »Eppley Call for Survey Participants!