Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

A deep breath, a big jump, and the first splash of summer. It's a feeling city kids treasure year-round. Now, the permanent protection of a forest retreat on Staten Island means more campers will be making memories for generations to come. 

The newest issue of Land&People hits Trust for Public Land member mailboxes this week. (Have you gotten yours yet? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below).

We asked Trust for Public Land fans to submit a favorite action shot in nature for our #NeverStillLife photo contest, and boy did you ever! There's still time to submit your own snapshot and enter to win one of the four GoPro cameras we have up for grabs.

At P.S. 164 in  Brooklyn, NY, students are growing more than flowers and vegetables. The "Green Team" tends a thriving garden that also serves as a community gathering place—a precious resource in a crowded city. 

Good news for those thirsty for more park space—or just plain thirsty: Goose Island Beer Company is donating a portion of proceeds from their delicious Green Line Pale Ale to our work on The 606, Chicago’s next great park.