Mount Hunter. Vinson Massif. Latok II. Tsering Masong. Rakekniven Peak. Even before the Himalayan expedition documented in the stunning new film, Meru, mountaineer Conrad Anker had amassed a list of first... Read more


North America's highest peak rises 20,310 feet above forests of spruce and aspen, a snow-shrouded behemoth that has always defied description. Trying his best in 1906, naturalist Charles Sheldon said that nothing he wrote "could convey any suggestion of it... Read more

New Smyrna Beach, Florida

Remember Florida's "Amendment 1?" Back in November, citizens in the Sunshine State approved $22 billion in dedicated funds for conservation—the largest such measure in U.S. history. The amendment won a resounding victory at the polls, with 75 percent... Read more

Kyle racing the Gobi March

Update: We joined #GobiMarch contender Kyle McCoy in a Twitter chat July 7. Check it out!

Opening day at The 606

Alright, some of them biked ... or roller-bladed ... or danced! But one way or another, 50,000 people turned out to celebrate the long-awaited debut of The 606. The former rail line that once divided neighborhoods is... Read more

The results are in: we've run the numbers on park systems in the 75 largest U.S. cities to create the fourth annual Trust for Public Land ParkScore® Index, unveiled today. Combining factors of park acreage, amenities... Read more

Rachel Carson

If you’re an NPR listener, you might have caught this recent story about a group of activists hoping to shake up... Read more

Rich Reid

With the Academy Awards® coming up this weekend, most film buffs have starlets and ballgowns on the brain. But here at The Trust for Public Land, we watch the silver screen with an eye for one thing: location, location, location. ... Read more

Rising country star Holly Williams


Singer-songwriter Holly Williams grew up with an affinity for wide open spaces, thanks to time spent on the farms and ranches of her father and grandfather, country music legends Hank Williams Jr. and Sr... Read more

Huey Johnson Bohemian Magazine

This Throwback Thursday, we're cuddling up with a great read: the latest issue of... Read more