The Never-Still Life

Catching waves, bagging peaks, chasing powder—public land is what makes it all possible. That’s why we work across the country to protect places where everyone can get outside, from the best of the backcountry to your go-to neighborhood parks and trails.... Read more

The 606

They grow up so fast! Chicago's newest park and trail is just past six months old, and we're marking the occasion with a new video. We took to the skies for a unique perspective on how the converted rail-line is uniting the neighborhoods it once divided—... Read more

#OurLand: Bark for parks!

After much deliberation, we're pleased to announce that the #OurLand movement has a new spokes-dog: black lab Bloo, captured here on a snowy romp with his best bud Barley in their hometown... Read more

Vote for our 2014 membership card!

It's time to pick the image for the 2015 Trust for Public Land membership card—and we want to hear from you. Tell us which photo is your favorite by... Read more

#OurLand: Bark for parks!

After meeting the pups of Potso, we can't get enough of the dog-park scene. We went off-leash at Alamo Square in San Francisco to ask locals what makes their park special—and found the human and canine community out... Read more


Nothing gets tails wagging like a day at the park—it's the best place for a game of fetch, a good mud-bath, and a long W-A-L-K. That's why we're on the hunt for a spokes-dog for the #OurLand movement.

Your... Read more

Jump for joy!

Nature lovers across America are joining us to take a stand for public land at If you still need inspiration to share your own story, check out some of our favorite #OurLand postcards below.

Throughout August... Read more

Michael Lee's photo of his son catching a wave at Canaveral National Seashore received 743 votes

More than 300 of you shared your best nature shots for our #NeverStillLife photo contest, and close to 5,000 of you voted for your favorites. We've tallied the count and picked the top four... Read more

We asked Trust for Public Land fans to submit a favorite action shot in nature for our #NeverStillLife photo contest, and boy did you ever! There's still time to submit your own snapshot and enter to win one of the four ... Read more

Love letters to parks

You have a magnetic force that pulls at me constantly.

Over the years, I have been renewed by your beauty.

You restored my balance, my quiet harmony and wonder.

Hallmark cards? Nope—these sweet nothings all... Read more