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Outdoor Site & Facility Management:Tools for Creating Memorabl Pl: Tools for Creating Memorable Places

Outdoor Site & Facility Management:Tools for Creating Memorabl Pl: Tools for Creating Memorable Places

by Wynne Whyman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736068451
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Publication date: 12/26/2007
Edition description: Book w/ CD-ROM
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Wynne Whyman, MA, MSS, is currently president of Callippe Solutions LLC and a design faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in Colorado. She has extensive experience working with camps and managing property. She earned a Master of Special Studies degree in computer education and applied communication from Denver University and a master of arts degree in information and learning technologies from the University of Colorado at Denver.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Place: Integrating Program and Property

-Conceptual Framework: ITS

-Integrating Property and Program

-Setting Priorities for Property and Program

-A Sustainable Organization

-Putting It All Together

Chapter 2. Participants: A Welcoming Invitation

-Mission and Participants' Needs

-Opportunities to Educate

-Positive Attitudes Toward Site and Facilities

-Creating Your Memorable Place

Chapter 3. People: Your Greatest Asset

-Working Together—Creating Memories

-A Pivotal Role: The Administrator

-Staffing for Success

-A Treasured Resource: Volunteers

-Volunteer Boards

-Your People = Your Success

Chapter 4. Land: Surveying Your Options

-Nature of Property Ownership

-Rights to Water and Mineral Resources

-Conservation Easements

-Mapping Your Site

-Future Options

Chapter 5. Grounds: Creating Your Setting

-Crafting Your Overall Grounds Philosophy

-Wayfinding: Beyond Signage and Maps

-Art of Lawns and Landscaping

-Transportation Infrastructure: A Means to Move People

-Fences: Defining Areas of Use

-Walk-Throughs and Inspections: Taking a Fresh Perspective

-The Network of Your Utilities

-Scheduling Site Maintenance

-Impressions That Last

Chapter 6. Natural Resources: Inspiration, Education, and Stewardship

-Starting With an Ecological Management Framework

-Crafting Your Natural Resources Management Philosophy

-Taking a Natural Resources Inventory

-Implementing Natural Resources Projects

-Beyond Nature Identification

-Your Memorable Place

Chapter 7. Facilities: Your Visible Identity

-Atmosphere: Reinforcing Your Mission and Values

-Sustainable Practices for Facilities

-Safety Measures

-Cleaning and Janitorial

-Managing Facility Maintenance

-Working With Contractors

-Facilities: Your Valuable Assets

Chapter 8. Time: Making the Most of It

-Learning to Be Proactive

-Changing How You Spend Your Time

-Saving Time by Planning Ahead

-Capitalizing on Each Person's Unique Skills

-Making Planning a Priority for All

-Status and Priorities of Long-Term Planning

-Cycles of Your Operation

-Time to Create Your Memorable Place

Chapter 9. Finances: Constructing Your Future

-Four Perspectives

-Crafting a Budget

-Preparing for the Future

-Financing Your Mission

Chapter 10. Records: At Your Fingertips

-Whose Job Is It?

-Keep or Purge?

-Organizing Information So You Can Find It

-Preserving Your Records

-Cataloging What You Have

-Creating Backup Records

-Managing Your Archives

-Developing Integrated Procedures

-Electronic Record Keeping

-Getting Professional Assistance

-Finding What You Need

Chapter 11. Risk: Managing to Be Prepared

-Site and Facility Risk

-What Is Risk Management?

-Safety First


Professional resource for administrators, board members, property directors, and staff who work at outdoor properties, nonprofit organizations, religious organizations, and educational organizations; text for workshops, trainings, and management courses; supplementary text for undergraduate and graduate courses in recreation and leisure facilities management.

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