The National Recreation and Parks Association recently awarded its 2015 National Gold Medal Grand Plaque Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management --State Parks to Delaware State Parks.
Founded in 1965, the Gold Medal Awards program honors communities throughout the U.S. that demonstrate excellence in parks and recreation through long-range planning, resource management, volunteerism, environmental stewardship, program development, professional development and agency recognition. Agencies are judged on their ability to address the needs of those they serve through the collective energies of citizens, staff and elected officials.
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