The Johnson County Park & Recreation District (JCPRD) was established in 1955 and is the only special park district in Kansas. By providing park areas and access to an array of outdoor activities, JCPRD generates numerous economic benefits within the... Read more
Today Mayor Michael A. Nutter, City Council President Darrell L.
Neighbors' participation in park design and development brings many benefits--and community involvement doesn't stop when construction is complete.
Through the identification of schoolyards within the city’s green infrastructure priority areas, targeting specific stormwater management goals, playgrounds like P.S. 261 can have an immediate impact on water quality within their local watersheds
The Eastside Rail Corridor is a former rail line that could be the spine of a broad network of trails, parks, natural areas, and community destinations.
Cleveland has been strongly influenced by the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie. But the waterways were not always viewed as a recreational resource: throughout the city's history, the river and lake were often polluted and unhealthy.
Voted the second-best place to live by USA Today in 2014, the vibrant city of Bellevue on the shores of Lake Washington has experienced rapid growth since the 1980s.
For decades, an odd-shaped lot on King Boulevard in South Los Angeles sat vacant. Though fenced off from trespassers, trash collected inside its borders and the weeds grew brown and brittle.
Based on in-depth surveys of park systems in the nation's 100 most populous cities, City Park Facts is the leading source of urban parks data.
Happy opening day, baseball fans! Here at Trust for Public Land blog headquarters, we’re wondering how this season could possibly top last year’s.