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We wish we never had to drive to get to the trailhead, but sometimes it's got to be done. At least you can turn the music up on the way there! This week we asked our friends on Facebook what they listen to to set the mood for a spring hike. We expected a lot of that "500 miles song" by the...

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. cities— including...

Happy opening day, baseball fans! Here at Trust for Public Land blog headquarters, we’re wondering how this season could possibly top last year’s. Not only did we get to cheer on our hometown San Francisco Giants as they took the 2014 World Series, we watched Mo’ne Davis—a 13-year-old with a 70-...

Our land, up for grabs

All around the country—even when economic times are tough—citizens from across the political spectrum vote to protect the land and water that safeguard the physical, environmental, social, and economic health of our communities. But our legislators seem to have a different idea. Recently, the U....

Rachel Carson

If you’re an NPR listener, you might have caught this recent story about a group of activists hoping to shake up the all-male lineup of historical figures...

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