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We help green America's cities to address climate change.

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We protect the places people care about and create close-to-home parks—particularly in and near cities.

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Land and People Magazine Fall 2015 issue
The latest issue of Land&People showcases art parks across the country.


Center for City Park Excellence

Attention data geeks and trivia buffs: the 2015 edition of City Park Facts is here! The latest report by The Trust for Public Land's Center for City Park Excellence is packed full of the latest stats from the top hundred most populous U.S.



4 hours ago
Why would kids want to protect something if they are afraid of it? Environmental Education in the Heart of the City- http://t.co/DvjfspXFco
6 hours ago
Interesting. "A lot of bottled water comes from drought-stricken California" - http://t.co/YP70EpVawH
18 hours ago
The connection between city trees and income inequality - http://t.co/VARU1uHHbn