Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

When it comes to the federal budget, it’s easy to get lost in the numbers. But behind every proposed cut are real communities—including many where The Trust for Public Land is working with everyday Americans to protect the places that matter to them.

Mount Ascutney rises 3,000 feet above the town of West Windsor, Vermont. For generations, the ski resort at its base was the community’s center of gravity—until warming winters and a vanishing snowpack drove the resort out of business in 2010.

Despite their reputation for Midwestern politeness, residents of St. Paul and Minneapolis are locked in an intense rivalry—and it's not a fight for the best sports teams, hippest concert venues, or tastiest restaurants. It's about parks.

We admit it: we’re park nerds here at The Trust for Public Land. So we’re excited to release this year’s ParkScore® index, our annual ranking of the largest U.S. cities based on park access, acreage, and funding.

It’s a big week for fans of the TV show Twin Peaks: after a 25-year hiatus, the series returned to the small screen for a third season on Sunday night.

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