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Quarterly Board Meeting – January 25th at 3pm

You are invited to join our Quarterly Board Meeting on January 25th at 3pm. Our board meetings are open to non-members. This is a great opportunity for non-members to come see what MTPRA is about, we love seeing new faces! (Only members can vote. Not a member? Join today!) Agenda and packet will be provided 1 week prior to meeting. Add January 25th at 3pm to your calendar! DOWNLOAD AGENDA & PACKET Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/89569750976 Meeting ID:

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Going to NRPA? Meet-up with MTRPA!

Going to NRPA? Join us! MTRPA Meet-up Monday, October 9th 4pm – 6pm CT The Owners Box 555 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202 Located in the Omni Hotel. Across the street from the convention center. Hope to see you there!

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Mid-Year Meeting – October 26, 2023

Mid-Year Meeting October 26, 2023 3:00 PM Mountain Time Billings Parks & Recreation 390 N 23rd St, Billings, MT 59101 The MTRPA Mid-Year will be held at Billings Parks & RecreationZoom Access Available Voting is reserved for members. Not a member? Become a member today!   Questions? Email contact@mtrpa.info DOWNLOAD MID-YEAR MEMBER Packet About MTRPA Mid-Year Meetings Mid-Year meetings are held once a year. The time and place of the meeting shall be determined at the

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2023 Montana Outdoor Recreation Summit

The 2023 Montana Outdoor Recreation Summit will happen October 11 – 13 in Butte at the Copper King Hotel.  Co-hosts include the University of Montana’s Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research (ITRR), W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, and Montana Access Project.  This Summit is a follow-up to previous Governor’s Business of Outdoor Recreation Summits which brought the entire Montana outdoor recreation communities together including recreationists, sporting goods and tourism businesses, outfitters, private organizations, agency and

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Quarterly Board Meeting – June 15th at 3pm

Download Meeting Agenda & Packet Our board meetings are open to non-members. This is a great opportunity for non-members to come see what MTPRA is about, we love seeing new faces! (Only members can vote. Not a member? Join today!) View Recording

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Call for Board Advisory Position: Indigenous Lands Manager 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 3, 2023 Montana Trails, Recreation, and Park Association (MTRPA), is an affiliate of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). We are on a mission to help Montana preserve and utilize our parks, trails, and recreation resources across the state while  supporting the growth of our professional industry behind the scenes of these beloved areas and programs. In an effort to include, increase and prioritize the presence of indigenous organizations and agencies

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Annual Member Meeting – April 3, 2023

Add our next Annual Member Meeting to your calendar! When: April 3, 2023 at 12pm Where: Zoom & MTRPA Annual Conference in Whitefish DOWNLOAD MEETING AGENDA / PACKET Voting is reserved for members. Not a member? Join today! View Recording

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Call for Award Nominations & Scholarship Applications

Call for Awards Nominations & Scholarship Applications Submission Deadline: Wednesday 3/15 MTRPA presents awards at our annual conference to recognize individuals, organizations and agencies for significant contributions to the parks and recreation profession. Is there someone in your organization who should be recognized? Nominate them today! Award categories include: – New Professional Award – Recognizing an individual who is relatively new to the profession who has exhibited innovation and ambition while helping to advance the

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MTRPA 2023 Membership is OPEN!

Happy New Year! MTRPA is excited to bring our members wonderful opportunities and involvement from park and recreation professionals and supporters all over Montana! Member receive benefits such as: Members are vital to the success of MTRPA and directly support our mission. MTRPA is on a mission to help Montana preserve and utilize our parks, trails, and recreation resources across the state while supporting the growth of our professional industry behind the scenes of these

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