Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

When you hear “Coney Island,” your mind probably goes straight to the fanfare and Ferris wheels of the famous New York City boardwalk. But there’s actually another Coney Island—in Waconia, Minnesota, about an hour from the Twin Cities. 

Tim Kovar is afraid of heights.

Ackerson Meadow lies along the western boundary of Yosemite National Park, a bright island of open grass in a sea of shady forest.

On clear nights, stars blaze in the sky over Ohio’s Glen Helen Nature Preserve.

“What a country chooses to save is what a country chooses to say about itself.”

We’re thinking about these words from boundary-breaking conservationist Mollie Beattie this week as we celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service.