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Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Outdoor Recreation > Planning > Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan 2011-2015 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

SCORP 2011-15 Outdoor Recreation Priorities for Providers and Stakeholders

CHAPTER 1: The Surveys
The Outdoor Recreation Participation Survey
The Local Park and Recreation Provider Study
The Trails Activity Survey

CHAPTER 2: Themes and Trends
Limitations of the Surveys
Survey technologies changing
A look at the surveys themselves
Recurring themes in the surveys
Needs Assessment

CHAPTER 3: Supply of Outdoor Recreation Acreage in Indiana
National Recreation and Parks Association Standards for Public Park Acreage
Indiana’s LOS Standards for Parks, Recreation, and Open Space
Regional outdoor recreation acres listed by County and Region: State and Federal public
outdoor recreation land
Total outdoor recreation acres listed by County and Region: All public outdoor recreation
lands currently recorded in the DNR Facilities Inventory
Critical Counties

CHAPTER 4: Supply of Wetlands in Indiana
Indiana wetlands legislation, initiatives and resources
Indiana wetlands acreage

CHAPTER 5: Accessibility and Universal Design
Why Accessibility?
Overview of Legislation
Standards and Guidelines
Program Access
Above and Beyond
A word about products, designers and consultants
Wrap-up and resources

CHAPTER 6: 2011 Progress Report—Hoosiers on the Move, the Indiana State Trails, Greenways and Bikeways Plan
Ultimate Goal: A trail within 7.5 miles or 15 minutes of all Hoosiers
State Visionary Trails
Trail Funding
Conclusions and Recommendations

CHAPTER 7: Some Resources, Ideas and Information
The APA’s City Parks Forum: A helpful resource
The IPRA’s Parks & Recreation Education and Research Links
Paying for Parks and Recreation During an Economic Downturn
DNR Organizational Chart
Indiana Department of Natural Resources Divisions
Other Related Indiana Government Offices
DNR SCORP Division Representatives

Appendix A: Participation Survey
Appendix B: Provider Survey
Appendix C: Trails Survey
Appendix D: Bibliography

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