Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

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.

Skip, stroll, swing, ski, surf … these are just a few of the ways you can experience the land you’ve helped us protect in the past year.

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. 

Though they live in a state famous for outdoor recreation, most of the children in Denver’s Montbello community lack access to parks and green space.