• 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

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In Los Angeles, intrepid seniors are using their local Trust for Public Land Fitness Zone ® area to get outside and get in shape. In this ...
Hiking the Zion Narrows with Erik Weihenmayer
The spectacular canyon views of the Zion Narrows—named number five on National Geographic magazine's ...
cover of Places to Play
This summer, The Trust for Public Land partnered with The Fresh Air Fund to help give city kids a chance to get outside. We supplied host ...
Rebels With A Cause Trailer
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In New York City, we’re moving full steam ahead on a railway reinvention—spearheading the effort to create the QueensWay, an innovative ...
With spring just around the corner, we’ve got our eyes peeled for tell-tale signs of transformation: bare branches changing to budding ...
It’s Valentine’s Day, and atmosphere is everything. Make it a kiss to remember at one of these seven romantic spots—all protected with help ...
At P.S. 164 in Brooklyn, we helped savvy kids design and create a custom playground that’s both environmentally friendly and fun. In this ...
It happens every time the ball drops; each New Year, millions of people resolve to get fit. But by the time the confetti clears, most of us ...
We first heard of Michael Perryman when his sister, Susan Deveney, emailed us. She was writing to say thank you for helping her brother ...
The new Fitness Zone equipment in Azalea Park in west St. Petersburg, FL
When The Trust for Public Land debuted its new wheelchair-accessible Fitness Zone ® installation at Azalea Park in St. Petersburg, Florida ...