Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

If you're a Trust for Public Land member, it's time to check your mailbox: the fall/winter 2016 issue of Land&People—our award-winning magazine for people who love the land—should be arriving any day. 

With a contentious campaign season dragging on—and public lands under attack from all sides—we've been thinking a lot about the presidential legacy of a prolific conservationist: Theodore Roosevelt. 

Update—November 9, 2016: Americans voted overwhelmingly in support of parks this Election Day. Of the 86 park, conservation, and restoration measures that appeared on ballots across the country, 68 passed.

If you’ve spent some time road-tripping, you know that “ghost town” can mean a lot of things: from the rubble of a few foundations—the faintest trace of a building or two—to full-on theme parks complete with entertainment and restaurants.

On a cool, wet evening in early May, J.T. Horn found himself pacing outside of a high school gym in Northfield, Massachusetts. Behind the double doors, neighbors were gathered for the annual town meeting.

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