Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

All around the country—even when economic times are tough—citizens from across the political spectrum vote to protect the land and water that safeguard the physical, environmental, social, and economic health of our communities. But our legislators seem to have a different idea.

If you’re an NPR listener, you might have caught this recent story about a group of activists hoping to shake up the all-male lineup of historical figures w

The most pressing environmental challenge of our time may not be species extinction, habitat destruction, or even climate change. If you ask Scott Sampson—better known as "Dr. Scott"—it could actually be our disconnection from the natural world around us. 

Ever heard of the Antiquities Act? It may sound like something straight out of a Mummy sequel, but it's actually the century-old law that grants the U.S.

If you've ever hiked the Pacific Northwest—or dreamed of it, as an armchair traveler—you know the peace and stillness of a walk in the woods: lush ferns underfoot, pine boughs overhead, and worries a world away.