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Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) 2016 Conference Presentations

Healthy Communities: Harvesting the Benefits

Presentations from the 
Annual Conference

Regina, SK
October 27-29, 2016

Age Friendly Communities

Co-presenters: Age Friendly Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism Age Friendly is a global movement started by the World...

Assessing Risk in Recreation Facilities

This presentation looks at a program that was developed to allow organizations to properly balance risks and rewards for a wide range of...

Canadian Landscape Standards / Our Downtown: How Are the Trees?

The first of this two part session looks at the new Canadian Landscape Standard (CLS), a single, authoritative resource for landscape...

Creating Mutually Beneficial Partnerships: Engaging Youth in Saskatchewan

Co-presenters: Peggi-Lynn Gatin, Prince Albert Parkland Health Region, and Crystal Clarke, Lakeland District for Sport, Culture &...

Disc Golf for Parks

Disc Golf is growing as a sport worldwide and it offers a recreation opportunity at a low installation cost for communities of just about...

Ecomuseums: A Sense of Place

Ecomuseums explore, interpret and preserve heritage in a dynamic way and promote sustainable development. Economic stimulation through...

Effective Communication with Your Council: Selling Energy Management Projects

This session outlines the steps for participants to advance the best value energy management projects to receive budget authorization and...

Floral Displays: A Wascana Centre Authority Approach (one of three CiB Greenspaces sessions)

Wascana Centre Authority is one of North America’s largest Urban Parks, and is comprised of 930 hectares in the heart of Regina. This...

Food Forest Gardens

Food Forest Gardens are defined as low maintenance sustainable plant-based food production and agroforestry systems that incorporate fruit...

Green Infrastructure: From Rain Barrels to Wetlands / Water on the Land (one of three CiB Greenspaces sessions)

This session aims to provide an overview of what is meant by Green Infrastructure and how communities can benefit from rain gardens, bio...

Healthy Food Environments in Recreation Settings

Co-presenters: Public Health Nutritionist Working Group of Saskatchewan and The Heart and Stroke Foundation Recreation settings have the...

Heritage Conservation in Your Community

This session discusses the importance of community heritage as it relates to economic and community development. This includes natural,...

National Recreation Framework

Co-presenters: SPRA and Shelley Thoen-Chaykoski Recreation is the experience that results from freely chosen participation in...

Natural Happiness: The relationships between our environment and public health

Canadians spend more than 90% of their time indoors. This presentation draws from perspectives and latest findings in mind-body medicine,...

New and Innovative Plant Material (one of three CiB Greenspaces sessions)

Presenter Brian Minter shares his enthusiasm and knowledge of plants and provides information on new plant material and innovative plant...

Parkland and Trail Acquisition: Strategies for Success

Municipalities are rapidly realizing the need to preserve and protect high value greenspace in urban environments. These greenspace...

Risk and Recreational Lands

This workshop looked at the real liabilities and risks associated with your parks, trails and recreational lands and the steps you can...

The Importance of Community Gateways

We travel to ancient cities and find gateways everywhere. All gateways have the same function: they mark the point where a path crosses a...
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