• City Park, New Orleans, LA

    Creating Parks and Protecting Land for People

    Photo: Chris Granger

How we work

From helping raise funds for conservation; to protecting and restoring natural spaces; to collaborating with communities to plan, design, and create parks, playgrounds, gardens, and trails; we work with communities to ensure that development happens for them, and not to them.




Cutting-edge research and mapping to create parks, protect open space, and deliver community-driven conservation plans.

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What Conservation Finance is really about

Campaigns to raise public funding for land conservation and parks.

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Friends bicycle near old rail tracks along the Legacy Trail in Sarasota, FL

Land transactions that create parks and protect land.

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El Sereno Arroyo Playground - Dirt to Park in 30 seconds

Creating parks and playgrounds through community-based design.

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Exclusive online tools and research on city parks and conservation funding.

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Research library

Research at The Trust for Public Land
In-depth research on the benefits and impacts of conservation and parks.