ERIC Number: ED289840
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Southwest Park & Recreation Training Institute 1987 Proceedings (32nd, Kingston, Oklahoma, February 1-4, 1987).
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Dept. of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture.
In the first section of this report, summaries are presented of the papers delivered at the General Session of the meeting of the Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute. The topics were: (1) Risk Aspect of Parks and Recreation; (2) All You Need To Know about Boards and Commissions, but Were Afraid To Ask; (3) Leadership and Organizational Structure; and (4) Murphy's Law of Thermodynamics and Other Rules for Dealing with the Real World. The rest of the report is comprised of 18 summaries of workshop topics that dealt with practical advice, anecdotes of the various problems faced by recreational directors, and suggestions for improving the appearance of parks and recreation areas. (JD)
Descriptors: Land Use, Landscaping, Legal Responsibility, Ornamental Horticulture, Parks, Program Development, Recreational Facilities, Recreational Programs, Turf Management, Volunteers
Southwest Park & Training Institute, PALA Dept., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Dept. of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture.