City parks

Donna Kirkland has spent the last ten years working on the greening of Newark. She is forging a new kind of urban environmentalism by strengthening and empowering communities through park revival.

Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, The Trust for Public Land is creating parks and conserving land for people in nearly every state across the country. Our work is transforming communities and improving the American way of life. Please join us in... Read more

While The 606 has only been open a few weeks, Chicagoans and visitors are enjoying this 2.7-mile ribbon of recreational space that includes areas for cyclists, runners, walkers and others who wish to enjoy the community interaction and commune with nature... Read more

A Bronx playground is back in business after a million dollar makeover that gives new meaning to the term "green space." NY1's Roger Clark filed this report.

A small but significant percentage of city parks are being paid for out of a federal funding source known as the Community Development Block Grant program, or CDBG. Administered by the U.S.

After months of planning, design and construction, the new playground was almost ready. Arianna Cruz, 11, planted phlox, lavender and salvia in the garden. Lance Barbosa, 10, spritzed the plants — and an occasional classmate — with a garden hose.

The Trust for Public Land and New York City today unveiled a state-of-the art-playground on a formerly cracked asphalt lot at The School of Science and Applied Learning, CS 300 in the Bronx's Tremont neighborhood.

The community of Maywood in southeast Los Angeles is the most densely populated city west of the Mississippi River. Homes are built very close together and kids have little room to play. But the landscape is changing as one of three vacant lots was... Read more

The Trust for Public Land (TPL), the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition (LFC), and Colorado Open Lands (COL) will complete the permanent acquisition and... Read more

An asphalt court behind P.S. 111 on West 53rd Street has gone green thanks to a student-designed nearly $1.3 million renovation. The schoolyard now has a turf field, track, outdoor ping-pong tables, forest walk, rain garden, outdoor classroom, gazebo, and... Read more

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