204 – Comprehensive Planning and Community Engagement in a Post-Pandemic Context

A comprehensive master plan can assist park and recreation agencies with planning for capital improvements but a careful balance must be maintained between satisfying the interests of the public while being mindful of the budget. Learn about best practices for developing attainable

107 – ADA Enforcement in the President Biden Administration: Implications for Parks, Recreation, and Conservation Agencies in Illinois

Is it too early to forecast what President Biden’s ADA enforcement plan will include? Surveys show that people with disabilities voted for Candidate Biden by a 20% margin. His service in the Senate left a path, and his time as Vice-President leaves

12 – Lessons, Trends & Opportunities: A Fireside Chat with National and State Leaders

From COVID-19 to mass furloughs and economic upheaval to civil unrest, the past year has brought about seismic disruptions to the industry, unlike anything we’ve seen before. In the midst of these challenges, parks, recreation, special recreation, forest preserves and conservation agencies