October 19, 2022

Denver Park Rangers Will Be Featured Guests on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Montgomery Parks’ Free Virtual Series to Talk on ‘Navigating Social Issues Impacting Parks’

Denver Park Rangers Jodie Marozas and Alec Moore will be the featured guests from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, as part of the free virtual Montgomery ParksSpeaker Series. The series, which is open to the public, will focus this session on “Navigating Social Issues Impacting Parks.”

Rangers Marozas and Moore will discuss how the Denver Parks and Recreation Department has successfully navigated some of the social issues facing parks systems, such as alcohol use in parks and empathetic approaches to enforcement to help people in the parks who are experiencing homelessness.

To join the talk, go to register. A link will be sent to registrants the day before the session.

Montgomery Parks manages more than 37,000 acres of parkland, consisting of 420 parks. It is a department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), which is a bi-county agency established in 1927 to steward public land. M-NCPPC has been nationally recognized for its high-quality parks and recreation services and is regarded as a national model by other parks systems.