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My life with bees over the past 40 years—first as a commercial beekeeper and now as a hobbyist with a few hives in my back yard —has given me a unique lens through which to look at nature, community, and my role working for a national non-profit to create parks and protect the natural places...

Who else is dreaming of a warm paradise as the temperature drops? We are, especially as we celebrate the successful conservation of one of the Caribbean’s best beaches—now permanently protected forever, for all to enjoy. Take a mental vacation to the white sandy beaches of...

Rugged, rocky Maine keeps its secrets well. Among them: the High Peaks—a region of thriving forests, hidden lakes, and sweeping mountain vistas to rival the Rockies and Sierras. Offering some of New England’s best hiking and skiing, it’s no surprise that the High Peaks inspire a passionate...

Recently I had to meet a group of out-of-town visitors traveling with The Trust for Public Land to see parks in New York City. I needed to get over to the High Line, take them on a walk for about a mile, then get back to my office in the NoHo area, near NYU. With no easy cross-town subway or bus...

You've been busy! In November, you swept the yard free of the last autumn leaves and prepped an amazing Thanksgiving meal—but did you know that you also helped conserve a mangrove forest and create a waterfront park? Last month, your support meant we were able to ...

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