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departments
12 We Are Parks and Recreation
„	NRPA Membership Has Your Insurance Needs Covered 12
„	Green Revolution 12
„ State of Play: What's in Demand in Today's Playgrounds? 14
„	NRPA Business Council Builds on 2023 Accomplishments 15
16 Research
The 2024 NRPA Agency Performance Review Report
Melissa May
18 Park Pulse
Try New Activities With Parks and Recreation
48 Operations
„	A Park for the Future 48
„ Eco-Friendly, ADA-Compliant Mini Golf Course Delivers Fun for
All 49
50 Products
51 Park Essentials
55 Advertiser Index
56 Park Bench
Using Gamification to Increase Visitors and Outdoor Engagement
Caitlynn Martinez-McWhorter and Wendy Kummerer
columns
10 Perspectives
A Season of Transformation
Kristine Stratton
20 Advocacy
Creating New Generations of Environmental Stewards and
Outdoors Enthusiasts
Julia Hurwit
22 Health and Wellness
Healthy Dog Parks: A Community Effort
John Sarver and Judy Morgan, DVM, CVA, CVCP, CVFT
24 Equity
All-Gender Restrooms Foster Inclusion
Cassandra Ruport
26 Conservation
The Historical and Cultural Significance of Trees
Jermel Stevenson, CPRP
28 Law Review
Promenade Commuter Challenges Recreational Use Immunity
James C. Kozlowski, J.D., Ph.D.
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Photo by Dan Niver,
courtesy of Bonnet
Springs Park
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