A fundraising effort to buy 1,000 acres of shoreline land is nearly complete. The land is called The Preserve, and it spreads across Old Saybrook, Essex, and Westbrook. "It's one of the last remaining unprotected coastal forests of its kind between New... Read more
The proposal to build a public park similar to Manhattan's High Line in Queens got a boost from the state. The New York City Regional Economic Development Council has given nearly $450,000 to the QueensWay project.
The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and Friends of the QueensWay recently joined local elected officials and economic development leaders in touting the $443,750 award the QueensWay project received through Governor Andrew Cuomo’s New York City Regional... Read more
A small piece of property in El Cerrito which was donated to The Trust for Public Land will be offered for sale on the open market and the proceeds will be used to support creating more parks for people, the organization announced today.
The land is... Read more
Massive steel arches were installed late Sunday over the Bloomingdale Trail bridge, where the 2.7-mile elevated path crosses Milwaukee Avenue on the border of Wicker Park and Bucktown. Scheduled to open next summer, the Bloomingdale Trail will serve as the... Read more
Plans for a proposed park along an abandoned Queens rail line were revealed Tuesday as advocates begin the first steps in raising the cash necessary to make it a reality.
Residents appear, at least judging by the reaction at a public hearing last week, to welcome a plan for the town to buy former ski trails so they can be preserved for recreational use.
West Windsor residents appear to be supportive of a plan to buy former ski trails on Ascutney Mountain to preserve for recreational uses.