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Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation (DEAPR)

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The Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks & Recreation (DEAPR) works to conserve and manage the natural and cultural resources of Orange County. Included within this “green infrastructure” are natural areas and nature preserves, open spaces, parks and recreation facilities, water resources, and agricultural and cultural resource lands. Consistent with the strong environmental ethic of the community, DEAPR also strives to bring environmental education, recreation, athletics and other programs to residents of the County - with a goal of promoting cultural, physical and natural stewardship and well-being..

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Inclusion Statement

Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation(DEAPR) is committed to providing inclusive recreation opportunities and encourages individuals with and without disabilities to participate together. In order for individuals with disabilities to participate as fully as possible, reasonable accommodations will be provided. If you or a family member will need accommodations, please refer to the staff directory listing to contact us.


Breaking News

Nature of Orange Photography Contest 

2018 Recreation Program Guide

James "Junebug" Stewart Ballfield Dedication

WRAL article on Hydrilla in the Eno River

Parks and Recreation Master Plan adopted

State of Environment Report now available

NC Drought Monitor

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