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Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation

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

2015 Photography Contest Info

2015 Recreation Program Guide

Parks and Recreation Master Plan adopted 11/18/14

State of Environment Report now available

Little Free Library opens in Cedar Grove

NC Drought Monitor


CASL National Soccer Series Showcase Video - Orange County recently hosted the CASL National Soccer Boys & Girls College Showcase with top soccer teams from throughout the US

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