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entry-level workers to properly construct,
inspect and maintain green
infrastructure. Upon completion of
training, scholarship recipients will
be eligible to sit for the national exam
to secure their NGICP certification.
In addition to the NGICP, in October
2023, NRPA offered scholarships
to a cohort of 30 park and
recreation professionals from diverse
backgrounds and various agencies
across the nation to complete NRPA's
Green Stormwater Infrastructure
(GSI) Certificate Program (tinyurl.
com/mshskxkf). This program provides
park and recreation professionals
with introductory knowledge and
tools to promote, oversee, advance
and operate GSI in their park systems.
Park and recreation professionals
new to the field or those looking
to gain knowledge in the area will
be prepared to work collaboratively
across departments and partnerships
to enhance their community resilience
with GSI in parks.
The GSI Certificate provides a
comprehensive step-by-step learning
forum online in nine course modules
and a review course module. This
certificate program provides participants
with the assurance and foundation
to successfully oversee a GSI
project or program - from planning
to evaluation and every step in between.
The course modules provide
real case studies and knowledge
checks for successful knowledge advancement.
The online courses have
been designed with the working professional
in mind and are self-paced.
Successful applicants of this certificate
will be able to:
* Demonstrate a strong commitment
to working in parks
* Clearly articulate their personal and
professional interest in the green infrastructure
certificate program
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* Describe how the training will support
current or future projects within
their agency and community
Through both programs, NRPA
seeks to help build more resilient communities
nationwide. For additional
NRPA green infrastructure resources,
visit tinyurl.com/wmzwpjbs.
Justin Taylor is a Program Specialist
at NRPA (jtaylor@nrpa.org).
http://tinyurl.com/wmzwpjbs http://tinyurl.com/mshskxkf

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