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Format: 2015-06-29
Format: 2015-06-29
In the news
April 2, 2015

The Bloomingdale Rail Line was born an elevated freight line a century ago. When businesses closed, so did the railroad. Left behind are lonely reminders of the past that sit in the midst of a future quite different.

In the news
April 1, 2015

A battle is looming over America’s public lands. It’s difficult to understand why, given decades of consistent, strong support from voters of both parties for protecting land, water and the thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic benefits these resources make possible.

In the news
March 22, 2015

It’s been 100 years since the enabling legislation for creating town forests in Vermont was enacted in 1915. Vermont has a long and proud tradition of towns owning and managing forests for public benefit.

In the news
March 19, 2015

It has been billed as Chicago’s next great park. With spring-like weather upon us, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez decided to check out the 606—a park and trail project spanning about three miles along old railroad lines on the North Side.

In the news
March 16, 2015

The field of landscape architecture has continued to push the boundaries of creativity, innovation and leadership in the planning, design and development of our built environment. The design schematics for the QueensWay received a merit award from The Annual Design Awards held by the American Society of Landscape Architects, New York Chapter.

In the news
March 14, 2015

“There is poop going into the East River,” the teacher says, sprinkling black specks onto a cutaway model consisting of buildings, streets, and sewer pipes. It is week three of design class at P.S. 15, the Roberto Clemente School, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, and a group of third graders is participating in the New York City Playgrounds Program, which, led by the Trust for Public Land (TPL), transforms asphalt inner-city schoolyards into community parks.

Press release
San Francisco |
March 8, 2015

Ignacia S. Moreno and Ana Teresa Valdez have joined the national board of directors of The Trust for Public Land, the organization announced today.

In the news
February 26, 2015

Video: A special honor is in the works for former Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords.

Press release
Shrewsbury, Vermont |
February 25, 2015

A new 1,346-acre State Forest will be created in former Senator Jim Jeffords' hometown of Shrewsbury and will be named after the late senator, The Trust for Public Land and the State of Vermont announced today.

In the news
February 25, 2015

The state and a conservation agency are working together to create a new state forest to be named after the late Senator Jim Jeffords.

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