Educating tomorrow"s leaders in parks, recreation, and conservation
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Educating tomorrow"s leaders in parks, recreation, and conservation a synopsis of discussions. by National Forum on Preparing Tomorrow"s Park, Recreation, and Conservation Leaders Washington 1968.

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Published by National Recreation and Park Association in Washington .
Written in English


  • Recreation leadership.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsNational Recreation and Park Association.
LC ClassificationsGV14.5 .N267 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5284177M
LC Control Number72002834

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Integrating theory with practice, the book provides foundational perspectives in the study of leadership at all levels—direct service, supervisory, managerial, and community/civic—in recreation, parks, and leisure service settings.   As we mourn the end of ‘Parks and Recreation,’ let’s recap the full list of books embraced by Leslie Knope and burned by Joan Callamezzo. Not even 5, candles in Author: Penguin Random House. Managing Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services introduces management concepts for recreation, parks, and leisure services. This book also discusses managerial leadership issues such as ethics, collaboration and cooperation, and leadership and motivation. by the recreation, parks, and leisure services leader. In addition, the authors have provided a North American perspective so that professional elements in both Canada and the United States are represented in this edition of the book. As a result, a number of features of .

cusing physical education pedagogy and the training of health and physical educa - agement, programming, and leadership. Her most recent book, S.A.F.E. Play Areas: Creation, Renovation, media on parks, recreation, and conservation issues. Last November, the Conservation Task Force issued a comprehensive report and recommendations on how park and recreation agencies could do more to promote conservation at the community level. In line with the goal of positioning public parks and recreation in the forefront of conservation leadership and environmental stewardship in every community, the Task Force focused on five key areas. Communal areas, like parks and recreation facilities, provide places for people to gather, help to connect communities, and have an influence on other factors such as crime and health. Parks and recreational facilities offer places for children and adults to exercise and participate in team activities. The mission of public parks and recreation at all levels should support the conservation and stewardship of the land, water, and natural resources. Parks and public lands serve an essential role in preserving natural resources and wildlife habitats, protecting clean water and clean air, and providing open space for current and future generations.

America's parks-and their architectural companion, the log cabin-hold a powerful grip on our imagination. Harkening back to a simpler time, these rustic structures serve as a reminder of America's frontier spirit, and serve as a popular source of inspiration for contemporary architecture, in everything from simple vacation homes to the mansion "lodges" favored by today's wealthy elites.   UCC is an AmeriCorps program made up of members, staff, and partners dedicated to service to our community and environment. We engage in projects throughout the state of Utah that address goals relating to environmental conservation, leadership, education, and sustainability.   — “Make No Little Plans ” Perspectives column, October 1, , by Jack Kardys in Parks & Recreation magazine. By focusing on equitable development strategies that are responsive to community needs, parks can provide innovative solutions that use natural spaces to address environmental challenges. The book is primarily for undergraduate students preparing for careers in the management of recreation settings. It can be used for a course on recreation leadership, recreation supervision, or recreation activity methods. As well, it is useful as a resource for practicing recreation professionals.