Even in land conservation, money can't buy everything. Sometimes it takes a trade, instead.
A creative land swap last month was the final piece in the public-access puzzle for Wilson Peak, part of Colorado's spectacular San Juan Range. At 14,023... Read more
Though they live in a state famous for outdoor recreation, most of the children in Denver’s Montbello community lack access to parks and green space. To change that, The Trust for Public Land recently helped secure more than five acres of land in the... Read more
Earlier this week, St. Paul celebrated the opening of its newest green space: a one-of-a kind park and urban demonstration farm. But before the dancing and drummers, the custom art and the composting workshops—there was Frogtown.
The curious name ... Read more
The National Park Service is marking its hundredth birthday with a special gift to kids. In a bid to get more students and families outdoors, the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative is providing free entrance passes to every fourth grader in the country... Read more
Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete?
Proving nature's law is wrong it learned to walk without having feet.
Funny it seems... Read more
If you've ever hiked the Pacific Northwest—or dreamed of it, as an armchair traveler—you know the peace and stillness of a walk in the woods: lush ferns underfoot, pine boughs overhead, and worries a world away. The forest is such an important part of the ... Read more
In Los Angeles last weekend, a neighborhood street echoed with the sound of soaring swing-sets, clattering skateboards, and the buoyant brass of a Mariachi band. It was the grand opening of Watts Serenity Park—and for community advocate... Read more
Few places need a good park more than the Tenderloin. In the densest of San Francisco neighborhoods, many residents live in single rooms—making public open space critical to the community’s health and... Read more