Catching waves, bagging peaks, chasing powder—public land is what makes it all possible. That’s why we work across the country to protect places where everyone can get outside, from the best of the backcountry to your go-to neighborhood parks and trails.

This report highlights some state programs that  are catalysts of conservation, leading local governments and a network of other partners to protect our land and water resources.

In this issue: President's Budget Includes Full Funding ($900 Million) for LWCF; President Obama Signs Farm Bill; News about U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Programs

The annual City Park Facts report covers park acreage, spending, and accessibility as well as the number of specific types of parks in each city.

Around the San Francisco Bay, land is scarce and costly. And people have opinions.

The Trust for Public Land is honored to be the recipient of memorial gifts in honor of John W. Baird, a committed philanthropist and civic leader in Chicago.

Thank you for your participation in our upcoming Conservation Champions webinar. If you have any questions, please contact Kiley Lucan, Conservation Champions Liaison at or (415) 800-5190

Request copies of Eight Ways That Parks Improve Your Health booklet.

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