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The mayor of Portland calls the transformation of a private golf course into a public park “a land-use miracle”—but it wasn’t a hole in one. 
 

Martin Luther King Jr. said in a 1965 sermon that “the arc of the moral universe is long—but it bends toward justice.” 

Water woes have always been a fact of life in the American West: it’s a region defined less by a compass point than by the fact that its residents can’t take the rains for granted. This year, El Niño-driven storms have helped refill depleted reservoirs and... Read more

The latest addition to Chattanooga's greenway system is by no means the longest we've completed.

There are corners of Montana where it can seem like time stands still. In the hush of a deep forest or the chatter of a trout stream, the imagination wanders back to an era in the West when the woods were wild and deals were sealed with a handshake.

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.

Earlier this week, St. Paul celebrated the opening of its newest green space: a one-of-a kind park and urban demonstration farm. But before the dancing and drummers, the custom art and the composting workshops—there was Frogtown.

You may remember Newark Riverfront Park—one of The Trust for Public Land's proudest "land for people" success stories of 2013.

The National Park Service is marking its hundredth birthday with a special gift to kids. In a bid to get more students and families outdoors, the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative is providing free entrance passes to every fourth grader in the country... Read more

Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? 
Proving nature's law is wrong it  learned to walk without having feet. 
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