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The California Park & Recreation Society provides education, networking, resources and is the public advocate for California park and recreation professionals.
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CPRS 19h
Rec Connect - Program Evaluations on June 20, 2019, 12pm-1pm! Call in for some awesome learning! ***There's no Rec Connects in July or August 2019. Sessions will resume Sept. 2019. Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 849 320 422
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CPRS 23h
NATIONAL PLAY CATCH WEEK Beginning the week of Father’s Day, National Play Catch Week encourages everyone to pick up a ball, grab a buddy and head out to the nearest park or green space and ! !
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CPRS Jun 14
“As a park supervisor or manager, there’s a great deal that goes into day-to-day operations, so it comes as no surprise that creating the ideal dog park takes an extraordinary amount of planning, well before the first waste bag dispenser can be installed.”
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CPRS Jun 14
How Creative! New "LOVE" sign highlights Waller Mill Park activities
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CPRS Jun 13
Check out what L.A. County is doing! “Happy trails! With summer just a couple of weeks away, L.A. County's Department of Parks and Recreation is rolling out a new app to help people navigate local trails.”
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CPRS Jun 13
Today is . This day is set aside for all gardeners to take an extra 5 or 10 minutes while weeding their gardens. What methods do you use for weed control?
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CPRS Jun 12
Once again, CPRS is promoting Parks Make Life Better! month by partnering with Agents of Discovery — an augmented reality game (think Pokemon GO) that you can set up in your parks. Contact Stephanie Stephens, stephanie@cprs.org to see how your agency can participate.
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CPRS Jun 12
Workshop on Proposition 68 with the CA State Parks & Rec Dept. Hosted By: Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva When: Friday, July 12, 10 am Where: at the Assemblymember’s new district office; 1440 N. Harbor Boulevard, conference room on first floor, Fullerton, CA
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CPRS Jun 11
The CA Invasive Plant Council is offering 5 travel awards of $500 to underrepresented professionals in the land management & conservation community to attend a 1/2 day training. Info here: Symposium details are here:
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CPRS Jun 11
is a day dedicated to encouraging & celebrating men & women who are making life beautiful. Creating beauty thru building relationships or helping others achieve personal success, one small action can lead to a ripple effect, making life beautiful.
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CPRS Jun 10
FREE WEBINAR: Encouraging Inclusive Communities 6/12/2019 9:30 am - 11:00 am PT Register: Overview: How are local governments encouraging inclusive communities? What are effective ways to engage diverse segments? What innovations are being applied?
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CPRS Jun 10
FREE PUBLIC WEBINAR - What Can Public Health Learn from Parks & Recreation Efforts? 6/18/19, at 10 a.m. PT, 1 p.m. Email Kate Robb, American Public Health Association, kate.robb@apha.org Get tools that lead to a community preventative health systems plan led by parks & rec
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CPRS May 31
As the climate crisis worsens, cities turn to parks ““There’s been a quiet and profound move to use parks to help cities adapt to the realities of climate change,” says Diane Regas, CEO of The Trust for Public Land"
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CPRS May 31
Smiles are powerful! Smiles are infectious! The more a person smiles, the healthier their brain can be. Smiling has a direct link to our brain & can help to reduce stress. A healthy smile can develop confidence and generate a new outlook on the world.
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CPRS May 30
The Trust for Public Land’s 2019 ParkScore® rankings are out. Congratulations! 15 CA cities made the Top 100. In the Top 10: Irvine, San Francisco See all rankings here: Photo cred: City of Irvine
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CPRS May 30
“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein Embrace your own creativity & support the creative people in your life. Do what you can to acknowledge, motivate, & inspire people to pursue their dreams. What inspires the creativity in you?
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CPRS May 29
“Most value workplace diversity, but few want employers to consider race or ethnicity in hiring and promotion decisions”
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CPRS May 29
Get ready to knock your community’s socks off with the CPRS Healthy Play Initiative! Register now before time runs out!
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CPRS May 29
Put on your sneakers. The last Wednesday in May is Senior Health & Fitness Day. Approximately 100K senior adults will participate in activities across the U.S. to participate in National Senior Health & Fitness Day.
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CPRS May 28
Great idea! The city of San Marcos Parks & Rec is inviting the community to purchase a personalized fence picket to honor a family member, friend, or business to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Children’s Park Playscape ’s-park-fence-pickets-sale
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