ERIC Number: ED032148
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Outdoor Recreation. Community Action Guide for Public Officials: (1) Planning, (2) Legal Aspects, (3) Organization, (4) Staffing and Consultants, (5) Areawide and Multigovernmental Opportunities, (6) Financing, (7) Technical and Financial Assistance, (8) Land Acquisition, (9) Water Based Recreation, (10) Citizen Support
Bureau of Outdoor Recreation (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; National Association of Counties, Washington, DC. Research Foundation.
A series of 10 Community Action Guides was developed to assist public officials and community leaders in establishing comprehensive outdoor recreation programs. The importance of providing parks and recreation facilities in metropolitan areas and the importance of protecting the natural environment are emphasized. Methods of organization, financing, planning, purchasing land, and related functions are included. Information was obtained from interviews with officials in more than 60 communities where successful programs are in operation. A selected bibliography is included. (JH)
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Outdoor Recreation (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; National Association of Counties, Washington, DC. Research Foundation.