NRPA PARK PULSE Conservation Education Starts with Parks and Recreation 91% of U.S. adults want children to learn or participate in conservation eﬀorts, including: Waste Reduction (74%) Nature-Based Recreation (62%) Wildlife Preservation (56%) Nature Health Beneﬁts (58%) Planting Trees (56%) Gardening (57%) Climate Education (50%) Local park and recreation professionals are leaders in educating the next generation of environmental stewards. More than half of park and recreation agencies nationwide implement environmental sustainability activities that foster public engagement and education. Each month, through a poll of 1,000 U.S. residents focused on park and recreation issues, NRPA Park Pulse helps tell the park and recreation story. Questions span from the serious to the more lighthearted. The survey was conducted by Wakeﬁeld Research (www.wakeﬁeldresearch.com). Visit nrpa.org/ParkPulse for more information.