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The New Canaan Land Trust and The Trust for Public Land invite the community to celebrate the conservation of the Silvermine Fowler Preserve at an upcoming public opening. The event features a ribbon-cutting ceremony, nature walks, music, food, fall foliage, and a campfire, and will take place from 2 pm – 6 pm on Saturday, October 21st.

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UPDATE: California voters pass Prop 68!

“Pretty much anybody at this point can look out their window and see that California is changing,” says Kerri Timmer...

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Minneapolis has the best park system in the United States, according to The Trust for Public Land’s 7th annual ParkScore® index, which was released today by the nonprofit organization.

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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.

Find your city’s ParkScore ranking for 2018....

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Since 1855, the Sisters of St. Joseph lived and served in the heart of a New Orleans neighborhood called Gentilly, their congregation based on a 25-acre oasis of pines and maples. But for the nuns, as for so many people throughout the Gulf Coast region, Hurricane Katrina changed everything....

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), was awarded a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to identity impactful ways to embed place-based arts practices within city, county, and local public health agencies.

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with Cooper’s Ferry Partnership and Theatre of the Oppressed, was awarded a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to activate parks, schoolyards, and open space in North Camden, New Jersey through participatory theatre and design workshops. 

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The Trust for Public Land was awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to examine the impact of the arts on the growing role of parks as drivers of community. This research will be used to make the case for the arts having a role in park development while informing future research.

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Behind every spruced-up playground, every picnic-bench lunch spot, and every mile of greenway are dedicated people who put their time, skills, and passion into making their neighborhoods better places to live. As The Trust for Public Land works to put a park within a...

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Since our founding, The Trust for Public Land has focused on bringing parks to the neighborhoods that need them most. But today we’re dreaming even bigger. We’re leading a national movement to put a park within a 10-minute walk of everyone in America. It’s a big goal, and pursuing it raises some...

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