• A peak in King, Washington

    Speaking up for public lands: how to write a letter to your representatives

    If you really want to make an impression, there’s a lot to be said for doing it the old-fashioned way.

  • People enjoying the bridge in South Chickamauga

    Chattanooga bridges the greenway gap

    "Now there's true connectivity into neighborhoods. This is a big deal."

  • The Equipo Verde participates in a clean up day at an LA Green Alley as a part of the Avalon Green Alleys program.

    Meet the Equipo Verde: allies for alleys

    They're turning a neglected alleyway in South Los Angeles into a walkable, bikeable, beautiful public resource.

  • A woman plays fetch with her dog at Whitefish Lake in the Haskill Basin in Whitefish, MT

    In Montana, a community keeps the water flowing

    A local ballot measure to fund the protection of Haskill Basin passed with an overwhelming majority of 84 percent.

  • A snowy Wilson Peak rises above autumn forests near Telluride, Colorado

    Trading spaces for a famous Fourteener

Grilled cheese sandwich with Robie Farm toma
Robie farm is a true family business. Stop by on any given day, and you might spot Grandma Betty ...
People gather in a public park to watch the fireworks
The Fourth of July holiday signals the beginning of the nation’s most popular outdoor season. Over the long holiday weekend, tens of ...
The Trust for Alex's Land
Because it feels great to end a day with a sunset hike. Because the beauty of the land is an inspiration. Because we need more places where ...
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 ...
Battle of Resaca
Once a year, the hills of Resaca, Georgia, ring with the sound of cannon-fire as hard-charging history buffs recreate scenes from the Civil ...
National Trails Day
National Trails Day is this Saturday, June 7th. If you’re lucky, you're ...
Behind-the-scenes of #OurLand
This week marks the launch of #OurLand —The Trust for Public Land's effort to inspire you to speak up for the parks ...
Minneapolis residents celebrate their #1 ParkScore ranking
With summer fast approaching, we're already clocking plenty of quality time at our neighborhood parks. But do you ever wonder how your ...
A boy jumps from the swimming platform into the lake at Pouch Camp on Staten Island, NY.
A deep breath, a big jump, and the first splash of summer. It's a feeling city kids treasure year-round. Now, the permanent protection of a ...
Land&People - Spring/Summer 2014 - the health issue
The newest issue of Land&People hits Trust for Public Land member mailboxes this week. (Have you ...
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 ...
At P.S. 164 in Brooklyn, NY, students are growing more than flowers and vegetables. The "Green Team" tends a thriving garden that also ...
Goose Island Beer Company
Good news for those thirsty for more park space—or just plain thirsty: Goose Island Beer Company is donating a portion of proceeds from ...
Exploring the forest on the Summer Hill property in Madison, CT
In a newsletter to his constituents in the fall of 1969, Senator Gaylord Nelson announced an “environmental teach-in” planned for college ...
The Trust for Public Land celebrates the permanent protection of a scenic coastal expanse near Santa Cruz
"Today is fantastic. It's been a long, long battle," said Santa Cruz County Supervisor Neal Coonerty to the San Jose Mercury News ...
Each year, The Trust for Public Land compiles the City Parks Facts report—the nation's most ...
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 ...
Small Business Awards 2014 The Trust for Public Land
As the city of Chattanooga, TN, focuses on creating a healthy, connected community, The Trust for Public Land has become the go-to ...
Climate-Smart Cities
80 percent of the U.S. population now lives in cities, and those cities are increasingly at risk due to climate change. Rising sea levels, ...
O'Dell Creek Swan Release
Today is World Water Day , and conservationists around the world are meeting up at ...
Point Arena-Stornetta, California
To locals, there’s never been any doubt that the windswept bluffs and gorgeous meadows of ...
A New York magazine story posing the question "Is San ...
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 ...