ERIC Number: ED231773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Annual Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute (28th, Kingston, Oklahoma, January 30-February 2, 1983).
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Dept. of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture.
Summaries are given on conference workshops and sessions on the topics of: (1) computers and their use in parks and leisure service agencies; (2) maintenance; (3) private initiatives in county park systems; (4) community education workshops; (5) trees and shrubs for the urban environment; (6) adjustments to severe fiscal constraints; (7) improving recreation service for the blind and visually impaired; (8) legislative lobbying; (9) reorganization of metropolitan park and recreation systems; (10) how to get more out of community survey data; (11) weed and brush control in rights-of-way management; (12) employee discipline procedures; (13) personnel management--overcoming stereotypes; (14) risk management; (15) relations between neighborhood parks and residents; (16) selecting recreation and athletic field lighting; (17) trail design, construction, and maintenance; (18) administration and maintenance of public stadiums; (19) horse-mounted patrols; (20) working with volunteers; (21) the Texas Nature Conservancy; and (22) employee motivation. (JD)
Descriptors: Administrators, Community Cooperation, Community Resources, Computers, Hospitality Occupations, Labor Relations, Land Use, Landscaping, Leisure Time, Lobbying, Motivation Techniques, Natural Resources, Park Design, Parks, Program Costs, Recreational Facilities, Safety, Turf Management, Visual Impairments, Volunteers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Dept. of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture.