Strategies--Achieving Greater Relevancy


  1. Leverage the whole NPS portfolio of programs, skills, expertise, and assets to serve urban communities.
  2. Take a "whole NPS, whole community" approach to planning and management;institutionalize a more holistic approach to planning with an abundance mentality.
  3. Rethink restoration &conservation as urban priorities;provide assistance with urban ecology, resilience, and climate change efforts.
  4. Align parks, programs, and message: commit to equitable access and enjoyment of parks for all at all levels of the organization.
  5. Communicate the total economic value of our work to city officials and community stakeholders.
  6. Work in concert to enhance community goals in health and active recreation, economic revitalization and jobs, and restoration and conservation.

Last updated: February 27, 2015