Standing Bear Lake Trail - Omaha, Nebraska
Jester Park Natural Playscape - Granger, Iowa
Iowa River Landing Wetland Park - Coralville, Iowa
Cownie Soccer Park - Des Moines, Iowa
Precedence Park - Ankeny, Iowa
Lowe Park Amphitheater - Marion, Iowa
Rotary Riverwalk Park - Des Moines, Iowa
Harrison County - Iowa Welcome Center - Missouri Valley, Iowa
Gray's lake Park - Des Moines, Iowa
Erfurt Park - Shawnee, Kansas

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Together we design, enhance and protect spaces for improved health of people, community and nature.

Public parks and open space give identity and economic benefit to cities, preserve the environment and provide a stage for civic activities and public life.


During this time of canceled events, we've channeled our talents into assembling a coloring book of some of our favorite outdoor places. Fun for KIDS and ADULTS, just download and start coloring.

Download: Nature & Place Book 1

Download: Nature & Place Book 2



"Public-Private Collaborations:  Evolution of Parks"Missouri Parks & Recreation Conference 2020

Click on the link above to view the presentation we gave on February, 18th. 

"Creating Healthy Places"  - Iowa Governors Conference on Public Health 2020


parks & recreation enews

MARCH 2019
Re-Imagining our Parks - The Importance of Connecting People Back to Natural Places
Learn how the City of Des Moines is going to capitalize on one of the greatest resource they have - the confluence of the Des Moines and Raccoon River. 

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Creative Placemaking: Storytelling About People and Culture

Featured Article in Kansas Parks and Recreation Magazine / Winter 2019

The Story of Loess Hills

Harrison County - Iowa Welcome Center / Missouri Valley, Iowa

Rotary Riverwalk Park

A Unique Destination Urban Park / Des Moines, Iowa

LA China - Natural Playscapes

Feature article on Jester Park Natural Playscape  / Granger, Iowa

Sculpting a Masterpiece - Park & Art

John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park / Des Moines, Iowa

Restored Ecology as Park Design Inspiration

Valley View Park / West Des Moines, Iowa