In the town of Alamosa, in Colorado's San Luis Valley, a 38-acre site along the Rio Grande has become a place for local Guatemalan and Mayan immigrants to farm corn, beans, and squash for affordable, healthy food.
At first glance, the town of Burlington, Connecticut, appears to have an abundance of open space-but much of it is privately owned, with limited public access. When 105 acres adjoining the existing Taine Mountain Preserve came up for sale, developers took... Read more
Slowly and carefully, the most expensive and cumbersome piece of the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway expansion was was delivered to Chattanooga Friday morning. The 190 foot long bridge was floated up the Tennessee River by barge from Fort Payne, Alabama... Read more
A tugboat turned into the narrow South Chickamauga Creek from the Tennessee River on Friday morning pushing two parts of a barge, including one that held a crucial piece of the city's recreational future.
The Trust for Public Land and its partners, including the Township of Morris, the Morris County Preservation Trust, and the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority announced today the permanent protection of 21.5 acres of the scenic Vallevue Farm on... Read more
The Deschutes Ranch Wildlife Area is a vast, inspiring, and beautiful landscape on the lower Deschutes River in Central Oregon, near the town of Maupin. Over 10,000 acres of stunning high desert landscape connects to a 22 mile stretch of the Deschutes... Read more
Just minutes from downtown Hanover in the Connecticut River Valley, Hudson Farm's 173 acres of forests and open fields are a welcome respite for local residents looking to escape urban life and connect with nature.
The former Mount Ascutney Resort will likely become part of the West Windsor Town Forest this December — which could mean a return to organized skiing on its trails as soon as this winter.
We're big fans of the Appalachian Trail—big, like 250,000 acres big!—so of course we had to catch a showing of A Walk in the Woods.
The Trust for Public Land is a national nonprofit that, along with other conservation-related activities, purchases land to turn it into parks and similar public spaces.