FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - 5

Fall 2016 Contents FRPA EXECUTIVE OFFICE Eleanor Warmack, CAE, CPRP, Executive Director Amber Bulloch, Director of Membership, Education and Corporate Partnerships Charla Lucas, CPRP, Director of Marketing, Communications and Strategic Vision 411 Office Plaza Drive Tallahassee, FL 32301-2756 850-878-3221 Fax: 850-942-0712 TDD 850-878-6177 Website: www.frpa.org Departments 2016-2017 Board of Directors 7 A Message from the President of FRPA President Chester Pruitt, CPRP 8 A Message from the Executive Director of FRPA Past President Jack Kardys President Elect Joan Byrne, CPRE Vice President Mathew Eberius, CPRP 13 FRPA Agency Profile 14 Book Review 26 Index of Advertisers Features 10 Parks and Recreation: What is the Real Value in What We Do? 15 Economic Impact of the Underline 16 Urban Forest Management - The City of Tampa's Story 18 The Importance of Structural Pruning of Hardwood Trees 20 A City's Rebirth through Park Improvements 22 "Thank You for My New Bicycle" 24 25 Florida's Emerging Trail Towns Vice President Andy Palmer, CPRP Publisher John Bacon Vice President Shorty Robbins, CPRP Editor Cathy Jones Vice President Michelle Zimmer, CPRP Project Manager Brittany Thompson Publication Director Eric Singer The Florida Recreation and Park Association Journal is published for the Florida Recreation and Park Association 411 Office Plaza Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32301-2756 phone: 850-878-3221, fax: 850-942-0712 Advertising Sales Tony Chiccarello Erik Henson Scott Pauquette Jamie Williams 5950 Northwest 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607 phone: 352-332-1252, 800-369-6220 fax: 352-331-3525 www.naylor.com Research Karim Hussain PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 2016 FRP-Q0316/3605 ©2016 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher. New Urbanism... What's It All About? On the Cover: www.shutterstock.com Layout and Design Gufran Khan FRPA Mission: To establish parks and recreation as a cornerstone of health, economic development, environmental sustainability, and community throughout the State of Florida. FRPA Vision: An empowered and engaged network of members, advocates and partners equipped to advance parks and recreation. fall 2016 | frpa journal 5 http://www.frpa.org http://www.naylor.com http://www.shutterstock.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of FRPA Journal - Fall 2016

A Message from the President of FRPA
A Message from the Executive Director of FRPA
Parks and Recreation: What is the Real Value in What We Do?
FRPA Agency Profile
Book Review
Economic Impact of the Underline
Urban Forest Management – The City of Tampa’s Story
The Importance of Structural Pruning of Hardwood Trees
A City’s Rebirth through Park Improvements
“Thank You for My New Bicycle”
Florida’s Emerging Trail Towns
New Urbanism… What’s It All About?
Index of Advertisers
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - A Message from the President of FRPA
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - A Message from the Executive Director of FRPA
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Parks and Recreation: What is the Real Value in What We Do?
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - FRPA Agency Profile
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Book Review
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Economic Impact of the Underline
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Urban Forest Management – The City of Tampa’s Story
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - The Importance of Structural Pruning of Hardwood Trees
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - 19
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - A City’s Rebirth through Park Improvements
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - 21
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - “Thank You for My New Bicycle”
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FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Florida’s Emerging Trail Towns
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - New Urbanism… What’s It All About?
FRPA Journal - Fall 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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