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    Students of Brewster Pierce Memorial School attend class in the outdoor classroom in Huntington Community Forest, in Huntington, VT, on January 27, 2021.
    Peter Cirilli

    A new community-owned forest keeps outdoor adventure in the lesson plan

    Students in Huntington, Vermont, have a huge new natural schoolyard to explore.

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    The Nature Conservancy

    In Hawai‘i, a grandson follows ancient footsteps to help save his family’s ancestral home

    Trust for Public Land supporters are helping expand the Big Island's Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail. 

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    Don Thomas II

    Neighborhood activist Taylor Toynes on parks and community power

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Californians have endured a series of devastating climate disasters in the past year. In 2020, over 4.2 million acres burned across the ...
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America has a park problem. There's a major divide between who does and doesn't have access to the outdoors, with the greatest disparities ...
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The Biden-Harris administration recently released a plan for the coming 10 years of conservation in the United States. The report, ...
Aerial image of Banning Ranch and the Pacific Ocean
As Highway 1 crosses the Santa Ana River into the city of Newport Beach, California, it passes an unexpected open space. Buildings and ...
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With spring well underway, one of the touchstones of the season is unfolding above: the biannual migration of songbirds. Each spring, ...
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Trust for Public Land community organizer Dayana Molina has worked in our Los Angeles office for four years, helping residents plan and ...
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This week, a team of intrepid Trust for Public Land volunteers are making the case for parks and conservation with lawmakers in Washington ...
Composite image of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, and a historical photograph of residents being removed
Nidoto nai yoni. Let it not happen again. That’s the idea that Clarence Moriwaki hopes visitors take away from the ...
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Few people understand the power of maps more than Breece Robertson. As one of the nation’s leading experts using geospatial data to help ...
Jim Ellis stands at a log fence in front of a cabin in the woods outside of Seattle, Washington.
If you’ve taken a hike anywhere within an hour’s drive of Seattle, chances are, you have Jim Ellis to thank for it. A legendary civic ...
A stormy sunset at Manhattan Beach, California
This Earth Month , we’re highlighting people who are speaking up and fighting for equitable access to the ...
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Picture, if you will, a maple sugar harvest. It’s a storybook scene: a snowy New England forest, a bucket hanging on every tree catching a ...
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Brianne Parker still remembers the conversation that sparked the outdoor education movement in Huntington, Vermont. It was five years ago ...
Cherry blossoms and the Jefferson Memorial
We believe every person in America deserves access to the outdoors. But today, 100 million people in America don’t have a park close to ...
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As Michael Regan takes the helm at EPA, it’s an exciting time for talented young people to consider government service. There will be ...
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The Columbia River Gorge unwinds from the arid plateaus east of the Cascades to the towering temperate rainforests just outside of Portland ...
Park Bench Chat: Preserving Black history for a more equitable future
We’re proud to be part of the growing movement to preserve and lift up a more accurate, equitable public memory of America. That was the ...
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Judy Forte says there are many people who don’t know about the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “We are taught certain facts ...
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With a new Congress in session and a presidential inauguration in the rearview, there’s a lot going on in Washington, DC, these days. So we ...
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A year ago, Jeremy Kabinoff was already looking for reasons for his students to spend more time outside. “There are afternoons when you ...
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The National Register of Historic Places lists over 95,000 entries, from the famous (the Statue of Liberty) to the infamous (Alcatraz ...
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On a warm afternoon in early fall, red-tailed hawks swooped low over fields of soybean on Firetown Road in Simsbury, Connecticut. Four ...
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As a boy, Charles Gresham accompanied his dad on a drive along Highway 1 through Big Sur, a 70-mile stretch of steep mountains along the ...

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