As the city of Chattanooga, TN, focuses on creating a healthy, connected community, The Trust for Public Land has become the go-to organization for helping link parks to neighborhoods through innovative projects like the Tennessee
80 percent of the U.S. population now lives in cities, and those cities are increasingly at risk due to climate change. Rising sea levels, flooding, and intensifying heat waves are serious threats to city living.
So that's the bad news. The good news is that parks can help.
Working from more than 30 offices nationwide, The Trust for Public Land offers a range of services to meet the conservation needs of the 21st century. We help communities raise funds, conduct research and planning, acquire and protect land, and design and renovate parks, playgrounds, trails, and gardens.