Flashcards in Parks and Recreation Deck (26)
What does PMMS stand for?
Park Maintenance Management System
What are the components of a PMMS?
Scheduling, Decision Making and Equipment
What are some of the steps in developing a PMMS system?
Involve the staff in the planning process
Develop goals and objectives
Identify Maintenance Tasks
Determine Time per Task
Schedule Tasks by Season
Pesticide Applicator Certification is given upon completion of?
What is fertilizer?
Any material that sustains plant growth through nutrients lacking in the soil.
Fertilizer Ratio 18-6-5 refers to
the amount of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium
The numbers 10-6-4 on a fertilizer bag stand for the level of nutrients in fertilizer. Complete fertilizers include?
Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium of potash
What are the basic requirements for fields?
Adequate Drainage, Uniform Irrigation, Healthy Root Zone
The basic requirements of a good athletic field?
Orientation, Good Soils and Drainage and Safety
What type of seeding has the highest germination success rate?
What is the ideal compass orientation of a baseball field?
20 degrees N-NE
What license is required before a worker can spray or treat a public area with an herbicide?
A Pesticide License
What is the proper slope of an athletic field?
What is Aeration?
a natural process of air exchange between soil and the surrounding atmosphere.
How is lawn aeration accomplished?
Plugs are removed from the lawn
How often should lawns be aerated?
Annually in the Spring or Fall. It should be done at the time of fertilization to enhance growth
Should lawns be watered directly after aeration?
Yes, especially during drought conditions
What is the CPSC?
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Whose standards should be met when purchasing playground equipment?
The USCPSC in cooperation with the COMSIS Corporation
What are some of the general hazards to consider when purchasing and installing playground equipment?
Sharp points,corners and edges
Protrusions and projections
Pinch, crush and shearing points
Some examples of acceptable playground surfaces are?
Impax poured in place
Double Shredded Bark Mulch
Uniform Wood Chips
The SCORP Plan stands for?
State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan
Where are the rules for Pool operation found?
In the New Jersey Sanitary Code
Public Recreational Bathing
N.C.A.C. 8:26-1 et. seq.
Who Requires certification for Certified Pool Operators for administration and maintenance of swimming activities?
The NJ State Department of Health
Name four certifications required for pool operation.
Lifesaving / Lifeguarding
Certified Pool Operators