Blog Entries by The Trust for Public Land

Few sights dazzle the eye like a stunning display of autumn foliage, and fall is in full swing at Trust for Public Land–protected places around the country.

On a warm afternoon in early fall, red-tailed hawks swooped low over fields of soybean on Firetown Road in Simsbury, Connecticut.

When The Trust For Public Land helped a group of locals protect 121 acres in western Massachusetts for farming in 2010, we knew the land was fertile. Years later, we’re still marveling at all that has grown there.

There’s no better way to explore the outdoors—and show your love for it—than National Public Lands Day, held the fourth Saturday in September.

As wildfires, hurricanes, and a global pandemic continue to upend lives, the role of our environment—the places in which we live, work, learn, and play—in our personal and community well-being is clearer than ever. So are the links between global processes, such as the changing climate, and local