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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
Ignacia S. Moreno and Ana Teresa Valdez have joined the national board of directors of The Trust for Public Land, the organization announced today.
Video: A special honor is in the works for former Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords.
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.
The state and a conservation agency are working together to create a new state forest to be named after the late Senator Jim Jeffords.