Students at Junior High School 162, The Willoughby (J.H.S. 162), in Bushwick, aren’t just participants in the creation of their own green spaces, but in doing so, they’re the first few groups of students to lead the charge for environmental protection in the neighborhood.
It was an evening filled with equal parts celebration and gratitude as friends and supporters of Wayzata’s Big Woods gathered Sept. 25. The occasion? To recognize the organizations and community members that came together to preserve the site 10 years ago.
Concrete that was pulled from the banks along a stretch of the East Gallatin River sits in a pile at what will be the Story Mill Community Park.
Official town forests are really a 20th century invention...brought to the United States by European scientific foresters, and a response to depleted timberlands and the growing conservation movement.
When a park on the drawing boards for the city's East End becomes a reality, John Maldondo, 11, a Jettie S. Tisdale Elementary School sixth-grader, can point to its splash pad and say, "That was my idea."
The Tenderloin, known more for hustlers than hopscotch, is set to become home to two of San Francisco's most inviting playground
New York City and The Trust for Public Land today continued a unique partnership to build up to 40 new school playgrounds that will include green infrastructure to capture stormwater when it rains, thereby easing pressure on the City's sewer system and improving the health of local waterways.
In June of 2012, representatives from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic and the Trust for Public Land went to the Stonington Board of Finance asking it to recommended the town borrow $1.5 million to help it buy a portion of the historic Coogan Farm property and create the Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center.
LA city officials charged with finding solutions to the drought are turning their attention to neighborhood alleys, which they hope to transform into "green spaces" meant to capture and conserve much-needed water.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded the state of Montana $2 million to aid in the acquisition of a conservation easement on Haskill Basin near Whitefish.