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Documentary buffs, grab the popcorn! We can’t wait to watch "10 Parks That Changed America," airing on PBS April 12.

Starring Reese Witherspoon, "Wild" is the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's 2012 memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.

 

Making new friends is tough. Add the challenge of acclimating to a new city and a new culture, and the going gets even tougher. When Johanna Nelson left Sweden for a new life in Tigard, Oregon, she struggled to feel at home. 

"As a mother and a grandmother, I was not going to allow another generation to have to go out of their neighborhood to go to a good park." 

- Geraldolyn Horton-Harris, 47-year Five Points resident 

30 years ago, fellow farmers told Jim Cochran, founder of Swanton Berry Farm, he'd never be able to grow strawberries on a commercial scale without pesticides. After all, no one had ever managed to run such a... Read more

Erik Weihenmayer’s adventures have taken him from Himalayan peaks to Antarctic ice: he’s the only blind climber to summit the highest mountain on every continent.

At P.S. 164 in  Brooklyn, NY, students are growing more than flowers and vegetables. The "Green Team" tends a thriving garden that also serves as a community gathering place—a precious resource in a crowded city. 

 

80 percent of the U.S. population now lives in cities, and those cities are increasingly at risk due to climate change. Rising sea levels, flooding, and intensifying heat waves are serious threats to city living. 

So that's the bad news.... Read more

Today is World Water Day, and conservationists around the world are meeting up at creeks, beaches, and river banks to voice their support for clean water for all.

Irma Garcia runs the senior fitness group at her local Trust for Public Land Fitness Zone® exercise area in Baldwin Park, CA.

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