The NCRPA Wellness Blog is the Blog for NC Recreation and Parks Professionals. We will feature posts from NCRPA members, staff, and wellness advocates about all the latest wellness news, insights and tips in our field. Topics will include but are not limited to health and wellness programs, policies, infrastructure, and more! The opinions of The NCRPA Wellness blog contributors don't necessarily reflect the editorial position of North Carolina Recreation and Park Association or it's partners as a whole.

March 26, 2018

This past week, I had the honor to take a field course at the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont. The field course covered a variety of topics involving the land management of America’s most visited National Park. Throughout my trip, I learned a number of lesso...

March 12, 2018

March Madness is here! While there are some other times during the year that I am the least active (holidays mainly), I find myself like many other sports fans, sitting down during the first 4 days of the NCAA tournament.

I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in an in...

March 5, 2018

If you did not know, March is Nutrition Month! Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition Month is an education campaign that focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. This well...

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