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Upcoming Events
NRPA OSI
9/26/2017
New Orleans, LA

 

NRPA conference attendees have an awesome number of Off-Site Institutes (OSI) to choose from this year. “Rolling Down the River to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park”, “A Taste of New Orleans”, and the “New Orleans City Park Katrina Recovery” are just a few of the OSIs planned for you.
Wilderness Workshop
10/3/2017
Russellville, Arkansas

 

The National Wilderness Workshop sponsored by the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance will be held at the Lake Point Conference Center in Russellville, Arkansas. "Come and be inspired by the beauty of central Arkansas Wilderness.
Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Louisiana by uniting those engaged in the park and recreation profession. To accomplish our mission we will foster and maintain high professional qualification standards, training and ethics. We will stimulate a wider interest in the preservation and the development of the state’s recreational resources. We will serve as an information exchange for programs, activities and problem solutions. We will cooperate with other public/private related agencies. We will protect the park and recreation professional’s interests. We will analyze and initiate legislation pertaining to the profession.

Our vision is to position the Louisiana Recreation and Park Association and its members to be prepared for emerging trends and opportunities.