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 PA DCNR Bureau of Recreation & Conservation Publications 
(Including Community Recreation & Parks Handbook, Financing Municipal Recreation & Parks, Multi-Municipal Cooperation for Recreation & Parks, Recreation & Parks Board Handbook and more!)

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Membership in your professional organization is an opportunity to keep pace with current trends and professional practices. You will be kept up-to-date with PRPS Weekly eNews, our semi-annual magazine. This valuable publication gives you information on special events, legislative happenings, job opportunities, grants, and educational workshops.

Free with most memberships is our semi-annual magazine, Pennsylvania Recreation and Parks, bringing you information on issues facing the profession, innovative programs and services, products, and resources. A comprehensive Membership Directory lists contact information for all members and is mailed free of charge to PRPS members.

Your membership includes subscriptions to three major publications, plus branch and district newsletters.

           -  Pennsylvania Recreation & Parks, the semi-annual Society magazine, contains excellent   

              educational material and information. 

           -  PRPS weekly eNews (electronic) containing the latest information on training 

              opportunities, job announcements and other news.

           -  PRPS Directory & Buyers Guide contains listings of members, state parks, local park and

              recreation agencies, colleges and universities, state and federal agencies, buyers' guide and


To submit articles and department updates for the magazine or eNews, send to Emily Schnellbaugh, Communications Coordinator at

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    National Park and Recreation Association

 Public Dedication of Land and Fees-in-Lieu for Parks and Recreation:                                                   A Guide to Using Section 503 (11) of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code                            Pennsylvania Land Trust Association (in partnership wih the Pennsylvania Department of                   Conservation and Natural Resources)