2013 Webinar Series
Mayors for Parks
Mayors Form Bi-Partisan Coalition to Support
Land and Water Conservation Fund
- Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grants Program
January 31, 2014
The Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program will support projects that reduce communities’ vulnerability to the growing risks from coastal storms, sea level rise, flooding, erosion and associated threats through strengthening natural ecosystems that also benefit fish and wildlife.
- City Parks Alliance to Participate in First National Study of Urban Parks and Physical Activity
Washington, DC — City Parks Alliance has received funding to participate in a four-year study with the RAND Corporation to determine the correlation between urban parks management and policies, and ...more >
- City Parks Alliance Applauds Secretary Jewell's Speech in Support of Urban Park Investment and LWCF
Washington, DC — City Parks Alliance commends Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell for her remarks at the National Press Club in support of the Land and Water Conservation Fund ...more >
Each month, City Parks Alliance recognizes a “Frontline Park” to promote and highlight inspiring examples of urban park excellence, innovation, and stewardship across the country. The program also seeks to highlight examples of the challenges facing our cities’ parks as...
This year the City Parks Alliance was one of the hosts to the International Downtown Association’s World Congress in New York. The theme, “People/Places/Partnerships,” focused on how leaders across the globe are transforming buildings, places and streets through design, redevelopment,...
Contributed by Kevin Rossignol America’s playgrounds have undergone a transformation over the past few decades. The once tall and sprawling wood and steel structures have been slowly replaced in favor of playgrounds that put safety, rather than enjoyment, above all...
Voters in Newark, Cleveland and Grand Rapids have overwhelmingly approved local taxes to pay for better parks in their cities, The Trust for Public Land announced. On November 5th: Newark, N.J., voters gave 84% approval to create the Newark Open...