• A man stands in a deep canyon by a waterfall
    Flickr user Srini Sundarrajan

    The Zion Narrows Trail is protected forever

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    Erin Clark

    A playground turnaround for Atlanta Public Schools

  • Aerial view of Fisher's Peak
    Lauryn Wachs, The Nature Conservancy

    Coming soon: a new state park in southern Colorado

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    Volunteers planting trees in Dallas, TX.
    Mark Graham for The Nature Conservancy

    New parks in southern Dallas? “It’s about time!” residents say

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Sadiya Muqueeth, DrPH, MPH, is Director of Community Health at The Trust for Public Land. With COVID-19 now present in ...
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The way Coach Jeffry Lee sees it, at least one good thing came of the old basketball court at Lakeview Terrace: “It used to be all un-level ...
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The first shift at MAʻO Organic Farms starts at 5 a.m. It’ll be a few hours until the sun rises over the Waiʻanae Range on Oʻahu’s leeward ...
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Even if you’re not big on resolutions, the New Year is an opportunity to look at our health habits through fresh eyes. If you’ve got ...
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This year, Clevelanders commemorated the 50th anniversary of the day the Cuyahoga River—which runs through the heart of the city—caught ...
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This story was originally published on ...
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America has a park problem. Nature is essential for healthy, happy communities, but today, 100 million people in this country—a third of us ...
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Don’t show up empty-handed to your Fourth of July festivities! Check out our collection of fresh summer recipes from growers we've met ...
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Laurie and Andrea Kass are on a mission. The mother-daughter duo from Marquette, Michigan, aim to hike at least 100 miles on the North ...
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Parks make our cities happier, healthier, and more prosperous. But today, more than 100 million Americans don’t have a park within a 10- ...
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The first trick any skateboarder has to master is learning how to fall. “Skaters have to know how to handle a situation if you’re about to ...
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To reach Kearsarge Pass in the southern Sierra Nevada, you’ll need to ascend 2,600 feet in 11 miles, over big boulders and through loose ...
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Residents of Stonington, Connecticut, fought a long campaign to conserve Coogan Farm—a peaceful, rural property on the banks of the Mystic ...
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Brandon Brown’s approach to building bikes is as much a life philosophy as it is a principle of mechanics. “When your system is stiff, if ...
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If you live near a Trust for Public Land Fitness Zone® area, you've got a great alternative to hitting the gym: you can get your workout in ...
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Even if you’re not big on resolutions, the New Year is an opportunity to look at our health habits through fresh eyes. If you’ve got ...
Land&People magazine Fall/Winter 2017
Every American deserves a great park within a 10-minute walk of home. It’s a belief we’ve championed for 45 years and the theme of the ...
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Geraldolyn Horton-Harris used to live across the street from Mestizo-Curtis Park, the oldest public park in Denver—but she never let her ...
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Som Subedi will tell you he had a lot to learn when he moved to Portland, Oregon, in 2008. He didn’t speak much English, didn’t know how to ...
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We admit it: we’re park nerds here at The Trust for Public Land. So we’re excited to release this year’s ParkScore® ...
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There’s something about time spent in nature that makes us feel better. Whether it’s a quick stroll around the block to think through a ...
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You’d probably agree that getting outside does people good—but do you ever wonder why that is? Many scientists have attempted to answer ...
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Despite its notoriously wet winters and some seriously steep hills, Seattle is a two-wheeled triumph: its residents commute by bike at a ...
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Tim Kovar is afraid of heights. It wouldn’t be remarkable—most of us get a little nervous off the ground—except that Kovar makes a living ...
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It’s 2 o’clock on a hot summer afternoon. You’re getting ready to meet some friends at the park for a game of basketball. Which t-shirt ...

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