Toddlers outside i Stock 485737780

Greener Parks for Health

Jul 13, 2020

Greener parks are those that mitigate climate impacts, promote community health and well-being, and address social challenges through green infrastructure. Now, National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA’s) Greener Parks for Health resources, including a Communications Toolkit, Policy Action Framework and Advocacy Toolkit, help ensure these parks are valued, funded and equitably distributed within communities. As part of NRPA’s Climate and Health Advisory committee, NACCHO helped provide feedback for the creation of these resources.

This project is part of a larger effort to equip park and recreation professionals with the tools, knowledge and resources needed to advance equitable access to greener parks across the country. This suite of resources offers a variety of research-informed messages, tools and policy solutions to help park and recreation professionals communicate about, advocate for and institutionalize green infrastructure in parks.

Contact NRPA’s Conservation Program Manager Jenny Cox at jcox@nrpa.org or 703-858-2173, to learn more about these resources.


Related Posts

NACCHO color pms321
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Request for Applications: Implementing Overdose...

In this funding opportunity, NACCHO will award up to ten high-burden counties...

Sep 17, 2021 | Andrea Grenadier

Request for Applications: Implementing Overdose...

9 30 21 webinar web
  • Webinar
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Panel Discussion: Working Together to Protect Our...

NACCHO President Lisa Macon Harrison, MHP, joins Unity Consortium for a panel...

Sep 16, 2021 | Beth Hess

Panel Discussion: Working Together to Protect Our...

NACCHO logo small version02 square N pms321

NACCHO Mentorship Program Applications Open: NEHA-FDA...

The National Environmental Health Association recently announced their...

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

NACCHO Mentorship Program Applications Open: NEHA-FDA...

Cdc logo

CDC released Preliminary Data for Congenital Syphilis...

CDC’s presents preliminary congenital syphilis data for infants born in 2020.

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

CDC released Preliminary Data for Congenital Syphilis...

September 16th image 2

NACCHO is a Planning Partner for the 2021 National...

NACCHO is a Planning Partner of the 2021 National Sexual Health Conference...

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

NACCHO is a Planning Partner for the 2021 National...

Diverse Hands Partnership Collaboration

NACCHO is Proud to Announce a New Partnership with...

NACCHO is proud to announce a new partnership with the National Viral Hepatitis...

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

NACCHO is Proud to Announce a New Partnership with...

NASTAD logo

PrEP Pricing, Access, and 340B Program Revenue Dynamics

NASTAD has been closely following and engaging with its coalition partners...

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

PrEP Pricing, Access, and 340B Program Revenue Dynamics

Astho

ASTHO Expands Access to Innovative STD Prevention and...

ASTHO has expanded its suite of tools , in conjunction with the CDC, to...

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

ASTHO Expands Access to Innovative STD Prevention and...

Sept 16th HIV Awareness
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

CDC has a social media toolkit in recognition of National HIV/AIDS and Aging...

Sep 16, 2021 | Jas Florentino

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

Back to Top