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Mallows Bay, MD

On the Maryland side of the Potomac, in the rural community of Nanjemoy, you'll find a sheltered cove called Mallows Bay. The sandy bluffs and dense stands of ash and pine resemble many other quiet spots along the river. But there's something in the water: the largest ship graveyard in North...

It's a big day for us: we're debuting a new look—only the third in our 40-year history—and we hope you like it! 

A little history: The Trust for Public Land got its start in 1972, two years after the first Earth Day and just as the American environmental movement was picking up steam....

If you ask urban planners, great public spaces have a lot in common ... even though one of those things is that each is unique! This year, the folks at the American Planning Association used some common criteria to...

We're big fans of the Appalachian Trail—big, like 250,000 acres big!—so of course we had to catch a showing of A Walk in the Woods. Based on Bill Bryson's book of the same name, the movie stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in a comedy of...

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 dates back to the days when this part of...

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