About Us

 MIPE’s Objective:

The objective of the association shall be the gathering and disseminating of facts and information with reference to public parks, gardens, forest preserves, conservation districts and recreation agencies to establish a friendly cooperation of all agents directing and controlling the same.


How MIPE Achieves Its Objective:

  • Promotes networking amongst park and grounds professionals from the Great Lakes Region through monthly meetings, educational, and social events
  • Presents experts who discuss issues affecting parks and grounds
  • Organizes tours of parks and facilities throughout the region
  • Keeps professionals abreast of job openings in the area
  • Recognizes fellow professionals, staff, local leaders and volunteers who have contributed to parks and grounds in their communities
  • Exhibits and special events
  • Offers scholarship opportunities


Related Links:

Membership Application

Meeting Calendar

Photo Gallery

MIPE Board Members