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    Kartoon Antwine and his daughter

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


The Trust for Public Land met Donna Kirkland at a community meeting back in 1996—she was full of big ideas, and we knew right away that we wanted her on our team. Today, she runs our Parks for People program in Newark, where she's earned a...



17 hours ago
RT @citygreener: @tpl_org is hiring, including here in Boston! Come help create more land for people. http://t.co/FKr1vuJJo0
17 hours ago
RT @EcoWatch: David Suzuki: How Nature Benefits Human Health http://t.co/Mpw0o2K14Y @GreenNewsDaily @GOOD
19 hours ago
Looking forward to Jets-Giants #MetLifeBowl this Sat! RT #MetLifeGives and MetLife Foundation will donate more to our parks and playgrounds.