If you’re one of the millions of Americans gearing up for a cross-country trip next week, you know you’re in for all the joys of holiday travel: the traffic, the long lines at security, the weather delays.
New England is rich in traditions, and our favorite is the community forest. It's an idea with its roots in the colonial era, when surveyors set aside public commons for grazing livestock, gathering fuel, and supporting schools and churches.
When we gather around the table with our loved ones this Thanksgiving, we'll be sharing a success story—and a delicious dish!—from a New England farm where your support has made a big difference this year.
Working from more than 30 offices nationwide, The Trust for Public Land helps communities raise funds, conduct research and planning, acquire and protect land, and design and renovate parks, playgrounds, trails, and gardens.