Parks Recreation and Tourism Management

Jul 19, 2019

Can Parks Help Cities Fight Crime?

A study of green space and parks in the 300 largest U.S. cities reveals what helps lower the risk of crime.

Jun 27, 2019

Attendance Trends Threaten Future Operations of America’s State Park Systems

Visitation to parks and protected areas across the United States has increased substantially over the past half-century.

Jun 25, 2019

Military Student Brings Lawmakers and Veterans Together Outdoors to Create Change

U.S. Army Captain Matthew Arevian is bringing stakeholders together to show the impact of the outdoors to veterans.

Jun 20, 2019

Can a Hands-on Model Help Forest Stakeholders Fight Tree Disease?

Ross Meentemeyer and fellow researchers offer Tangible Landscape, an interactive model that allows participants to try different solutions to help stop sudden tree death.

May 21, 2019

A Fond Farewell to Four Faculty

We are celebrating and honoring the many years of leadership and dedication from four faculty members who are retiring this academic year.

May 9, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Managing Philanthropic Events

College of Natural Resources graduate Ellison Lambert wants to help others by organizing events and fundraisers for non-profits.

May 6, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

Researchers in the College of Natural Resources worked with middle school teachers to track how students influenced their parents' opinions on climate change.

May 3, 2019

One Student’s Mission to Make Basketball Inclusive for All

College of Natural Resources graduate, Cal Maxwell, founded Spirit League for basketball players with special needs.

May 2, 2019

Graduation to Vocation: Online Master’s Crucial to Career in Tourism Marketing

Taira Landavere will use her online masters in her role as director of marketing for a tourism organization.

May 1, 2019

Fulbright Scholar Carla Barbieri to Study Agritourism in Spain

Beginning in September, Barbieri will spend four months at the University of Alicante studying the entrepreneurial success of farmers.