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The results are in: we've run the numbers on park systems in the 75 largest U.S. cities to create the fourth annual Trust for Public Land ParkScore® Index, unveiled today. Combining factors of park acreage, amenities, and access, the index gives planners—...

Land and Water Conservation Fund

Ok, so no one likes unraveling acronyms. But if you care about getting outdoors, this one should be on your radar. Ready? L-W-C-F.

It stands for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and it's the budgetary lifeblood for parks and open space in the United States. Established by Congress 50...

Land&People magazine

What’s next for parks and conservation in America? That’s the big question behind the frontiers issue of Land&People magazine—hot off the press this week!

Land&People is a twice-yearly collection of inspiring stories and photography,...

A girl holds a leaf at The Preserve, CT

Maddy McCuin was only six years old when she learned that her favorite place to play—a forest on the Connecticut coast—was up for sale.

Developers had envisioned a golf course and hundreds of houses, but Maddy, like others who loved to explore the wooded trails and streams, had other...

We wish we never had to drive to get to the trailhead, but sometimes it's got to be done. At least you can turn the music up on the way there! This week we asked our friends on Facebook what they listen to to set the mood for a spring hike. We expected a lot of that "500 miles song" by the...

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