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

    Meet the Equipo Verde: allies for alleys

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

  • A peak in King, Washington
    Mailbox peak -- King, Washington
    Sean Munson

    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.

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

    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.

  • People enjoying the bridge in South Chickamauga
    People enjoying the bridge in South Chickamauga
    TPL archives

    Chattanooga bridges the greenway gap

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

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

    Trading spaces for a famous Fourteener

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 ...
Irma Garcia runs the senior fitness group at her local Trust for Public Land ...
Though they live within a stone’s throw of the mighty Passaic, many Newark residents have never seen the river up close. How could they? ...
What would your love letter to your favorite park say? #iheartparks
What's so special about your favorite park? Could it be that perfect picnic spot? The winding trails? Those beautiful vistas? We want to ...
We first met Victoria while shooting "LA's Fittest Grandmas," a short film about a group of ...
Close-up of the eye on the Maywood Park dragon mosaic
Assisted by a crew calling itself the "mosaic mafia," and working out of a movie prop yard in Burbank, Los Angeles artist ...
Brooklyn, New York City
In Brooklyn, kids are celebrating the opening of three more brand-new, custom-built playgrounds—the latest of more than 150 ...
Park It Here - ParkScore city guide
For the 80 percent of Americans who live in urban areas, city parks offer the closest dose of nature. But which cities have the best park ...