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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—and chatted with locals to get their first...

Land&People magazine

For more than 40 years, The Trust for Public Land has worked to connect people to nature, parks, and each other. These connections are the focus of the latest issue of Land&People, our award-winning member magazine—hot off the press this week!

Land...

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...

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