Last summer, The Trust for Public Land unveiled the latest in a series of re-imagined school playgrounds designed "for kids by kids.” We sat down with Taura McMeekin, a fifth grade teacher and the school’s environmental education leader, to hear how her class has been digging its new “green yard.

Detailed topographical map of the Northern Sierra Partnership Region

In 2011, The Trust for Public Land and the Loon Echo Land Trust created a Greenprint for guiding open space and natural resource conservation in Maine's Sebago Lake region.

It’s Valentine’s Day, and atmosphere is everything. Make it a kiss to remember at one of these seven romantic spots—all protected with help from The Trust for Public Land.

It happens every time the ball drops; each New Year, millions of people resolve to get fit. But by the time the confetti clears, most of us are back on the couch and ready to drop the ball again—this time on our workout routines.


Markham Smith, AIA, LEED AP, Smith Dahlia Architects

Pennsylvania Statewide Public Opinion Survey

Map of completed projects in Vermont through 2013.

The future of Wyoming's Hoback Basin is at risk: Texas energy giant Plains Exploration and Production (PXP) holds oil and gas leases on 58,000 acres—and has filed plans to begin drilling (fracking) for natural gas.