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    And it's on US to Unite for parks

    Join our movement to create more parks for more people in more places. 


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    It's election season. Are parks on your ballot?

    In an election season with so much on the line, it’s never been more important to use your power to speak up...


  • Two hikers explore the Zion Narrows trail on the Simon Gulch Property in Zion National Park, UT.
    Every day, 6,000 acres of open space are lost to development

    Take a stand for public land.

    Photo: Mike Schirf
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    Victory for public lands!

    The Great American Outdoors Act is now law.


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    Family photo day in Chattanooga park

    We see you. You belong here.


  • Sun shines on a valley viewed from a mountainside
    The little town that could

    When climate change drove a beloved ski resort to shutter, locals took matters—and the mountain—into their own hands.

    Photo: Jerry and Marcy Monkman

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Help ensure everyone has access to the outdoors. Every park we create, schoolyard we transform, trail we extend, and landscape we protect is thanks to supporters like you. Join us today.

The Heat is On

The Heat is On

With temperatures rising and quality parks too few and far between, communities of color face a dangerous disparity

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Kelley Heyer skating

Through a “heartbreaking” year, neighborhood parks help New Yorkers roll with the punches

As New York City’s coronavirus lockdown stretched from days to weeks, Kelley Heyer grew desperate for distraction. “April and May in...

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Land and People Magazine: Spring-Summer 2020

Waterfront trails powered Chattanooga’s revival—but some neighborhoods have yet to see the benefit.

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