• 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.


What Conservation Finance is really about
Campaigns to raise public funding for land conservation and parks.


Legacy Park
Land transactions that create parks and protect land.


El Sereno Arroyo Playground - Dirt to Park in 30 seconds
Creating parks and playgrounds through community-based design.

Conservation Tools

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

Research library

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