Once you finish this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. The Certificate of Completion shows that you have completed the course, but do not qualify for continuing education credit, or CEU. A separate version of this course will be made available for CEU credit. Once the CEU version of the course is available, a link will be added here. Pros in Parks SeriesThis bundle contains four online courses. Introduction to Park and Open Space Maintenace PlanningBest Management Practices for Athletic Field SafetySustainable Stream Management in Public ParksSafety Perceptions and Practices in Municipal Parks and Open SpacesIntroductions to Park and Open SpacesThis course is for community members and community professionals looking for a basic overview of how to put together a maintenance plan for your park and recreation amenities in your communities. You should be able to review the value of maintenance plans, discuss key components of maintenance plans, and brainstorm how to get the maintenance planning in your organization. To earn the Certificate of Completion, you will need to view all of the course material and complete the course feedback survey. Best Management Practices for Athletic Field SafteyThis course will introduce you to best management practices for athletic field safety. This course is intended for professional turfgrass parks and recreation managers, sports field managers, or landscaping specialists. After completing the course you will be able to identify the difference between natural and synthetic turf, recognize the importance of field safety, recognize metrics used to measure field safety, and much more. To earn the Certificate of Completion, you will need to view all of the course material and pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%. You will have unlimited chances to pass the post-test. Sustainable Stream Management In Public ParksUrban streams, like those that run through city parks, are usually heavily eroded. This erosion, along with urbanization and increased water flow, can cause streams to lose ecosystem function. This course will introduce you to the causes and symptoms of stream deterioration, options for stream restoration, and basic principles of stream management. This course is intended for state, city, and county parks employees, specifically field staff and maintenance crews. To earn the Certificate of Completion, you will need to view all of the course material and complete the course feedback survey. Safety Perceptions and Practices in Municipal Parks and Open SpacesThis course will be a basic overview of key concepts related to user perceptions. The course will also look at best practices for working with citizens to sustain and enhance safety perceptions. It will consist of short voice-over sections and activities for thinking about how to apply these concepts in your community. To earn the Certificate of Completion, you will need to view all of the course material and complete the course feedback survey.
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