Resource Library

GP RED maintains ongoing review of current industry publications and papers, in addition to maintaining key strategic links and alliances to strengthen, activate, fund, and enhance collaboration. Click on the tabs below to reveal the information.

Article Source
Eat, Play, Love  American Psychological Association
10 New Rules for Elected Officials in Times of Economic Meltdown
Western City Magazine
Taking the Pulse of Park & Recreation Agencies California Park & Recreation Society
How Public Health and Parks & Recreation Can Work Together Californial Park & Recreation Society
Have Pathway Will Travel
Parks and Recreation Business
Economic Benefits of a Walkable Community Center for Comunity Economic Development
The Path To Sustainability – Recreation As A Key Player  GP RED Trend Watch
The Child’s Right To Play Boulder Camera
Transportation Professionals Partner for Safe Routes for All
Institute for Transportation Engineers
Succession Planning: Leading to Change or Changing to Lead? Florida Recreation and Parks Journal
Think Tank
GP RED Think Tank Presentations Now Available on SlideShare!
The 2014 GP RED Think Tank in Estes Park, CO was a great success with more than 40 great minds gathering to share knowledge and best practices in parks & recreation, public health, and land management. We are pleased to share the many thought-provoking presentations provided by our national content experts (click on SlideShare link to view presentations (Please credit GP RED Think Tank when using the slides).

2014 GP RED Invitational Think Tank Presentations
Connecting the Dots: Integration and Connections for Progress
Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria for Destinations
Progress, Not Perfection – Thriving During Stress
To The Rescue! Parks and Recreation in Disaster
2012 GP RED Invitational Think Tank Powerpoiints
Nature Deficit Disorder: Research, Trends & Hopeful Signs SlideShare Link
The Vital Role of the Built Environment SlideShare Link
National Wildlife Federation Be Out There SlideShare Link
Return on Investment and Accountability SlideShare Link
Trends in Active Transportation SlideShare Link
2008 GP RED Invitational Think Tank Featured Viewpoints
2012 GP RED Invitational Think Tank Featured Viewpoints

Handouts are also available from the 2014 GP RED Think Tank:

REDLine Surveys

With generous in-kind support by RRC Associates, GP RED conducts relevant surveys on national issues facing parks, recreation, public health, and land management professionals. An in-depth analysis is conducted by RRC Associates, and the results are shared with survey respondents. To become part of the GP REDline survey list, drop us a line at

Technology in Parks & Recreation Areas  |  Motorized Bikes on Trails  |  Drones
GP REDline Survey Report – SHADE
GP REDline Survey Report – RESTROOMS
GP REDLine Survey Report — Emergency Preparedness
GP REDLine Survey Report — Where Do You Get Your Research Information?