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New to the fight? We’re glad to have you. Read up on why parks are essential for community health, equity, and resilience, and follow the latest developments in our push for the emergency park funding communities need.

Read our letter to the Biden-Harris Administration
“A historic, one-time investment in local parks would create thousands of jobs, generate economic activity, and expand park access where it’s needed most,” said Trust for Public Land President Diane Regas.
Children playing hopscotch.
10 reasons parks are amazing
Welcoming, beautiful public spaces create opportunities for people to gather with old friends or make new ones. No matter our differences, parks are where we go to connect with nature—and each other.
Nature can help fight climate change … if we let it
“When we protect forests and grasslands, we don’t just protect wildlife, water quality, and places to play outside—we also help to meet ambitious climate goals,” says Trust for Public Land Climate Director Brendan Shane.