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WE ARE PARKS AND RECREATION
Remembering David Barth: Park
and Recreation Thought Leader
By Danielle Doll
David Barth
O
n June 15, the field of parks
and recreation lost longtime
supporter, forward-thinking leader,
advocate and mentor, David Barth.
Barth was a registered landscape architect,
certified planner and certified
park and recreation professional who
specialized in the planning, design and
implementation of the public realm.
An expert facilitator and strategic
planner, he developed park and recreation
system master plans for many
communities, as well as led the planning
and design of hundreds of parks
and trails across the country. Learn
more in NRPA's blog, " Park and Rec
Planning in a New Era With David
Barth " (tinyurl.com/2p8kmts9).
Carlos Perez, a principal at Perez
Planning, remembers his friend:
" Dave believed in the power of parks
and recreation systems to help communities
become more resilient and
sustainable. He helped communities
achieve these benefits through
parks planning and design consulting
throughout the United States. "
Barth was the principal of Barth
Associates, a firm specializing in
parks and recreation system planning,
and was author of the book,
Parks and Recreation System Planning:
A New Approach for Creating Sustainable,
Resilient Communities. He was a
co-author of the American Planning
Association (APA) publication, From
Recreation to Re-Creation, as well as a
contributor to APA's Planning and
Urban Design Standards for parks and
recreation needs assessments. He
also authored APA's Planning Advisory
Service Memo Alternatives for Determining
Parks and Recreation Levels of
Service. Barth received his undergraduate
degree in landscape architecture
from the University of Florida; his
master's degree in organizational
leadership from Palm Beach Atlantic
University; and his Ph.D. in design,
construction and planning at the
University of Florida. Learn more
about Barth's life in his obituary published
in The Palm Beach Post (tinyurl.
com/2j2nfwdh).
Danielle Doll is NRPA's Senior Manager
of Strategic Communications (ddoll@
nrpa.org).
Member Benefit: Join an NRPA Network
N
etworks deliver enhanced opportunities
for collaborative
discussions and the chance to speak
with professionals across the country.
NRPA Networks host monthly Zoom
meetings, as well as meet in person at
the NRPA Annual Conference.
The Armed Forces Recreation
Network serves NRPA members who
work in or are interested in Armed
Forces Recreation. This includes military
personnel, Defense Department
civilian employees, and individuals in
agencies that provide recreation services
to military personnel.
The Aquatics Network is a forum
for discussion, sharing knowledge,
and posing questions unique to
the needs and interests of aquatics
professionals working or interested
in aquatics facilities and programs.
The Aquatics Network presents a
unified voice on issues involving the
safety, health and quality of aquatics-related
programs, facilities and
services.
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
(DEI) community is for park
and recreation professionals serving
their agency as a DEI leader and/or
a member of DEI committees, task
forces, groups, etc.
The Education Network serves
NRPA members affiliated with colleges
or universities who are engaged
in teaching, administration, research
or extension services related to parks
and recreation.
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The Leadership Development Network
serves NRPA members who
are or aspire to be park and recreation
agency leaders in federal, county, local
and special district government and in
private and voluntary agencies.
The Young Professional Network
serves NRPA members who are students
and young professionals, as well
as those who are interested in engaging
in topics or discussions concerning
students and young professionals.
For more information, visit tinyurl.
com/4y27k5x5 or email Hayley
Herzing, NRPA's senior manager of
membership, at hherzing@nrpa.org.
To join a network, log in to NRPA
Connect (connect.nrpa.org) and navigate
to " All Communities. "
PHOTO COURTESY OF DAVID BARTH
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