Parks for People

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The Trust for Public Land will present a new report to Beaufort County Council at Monday's council meeting which shows the county's parks, trails and open spaces program generates hundreds of millions of dollars a year in economic benefits to county residents.

Conceptual rendering of Cook Park with a Stadium by HDR, Inc

In 2002, a torrential flood descended on Atlanta's historic Vine City and English Avenue communities. In its aftermath, 160 families lost their homes. While the City worked to relocate those impacted by the flood, the land where they once lived lay vacant. Flooding has continued to plague the communities, which also suffer from polluted runoff and sewer overflows.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced it has donated the land and building formerly owned by the Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Montana to the City of Bozeman. An addition to Story Mill Community Park, the building will become a new community center and headquarters for Bozeman's Recreation Division.

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Before she logged first ascents in the remote mountains of Nepal, Pakistan, India, Chile, and Colombia—and before her big sponsorships, her Instagram following, and her spot on the team at The North Face—Anna Pfaff was a young woman with a van and a plan: to spend as much time as possible...

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The San Geronimo Golf Course is on track to become Marin County’s newest park after the Marin County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the purchase of the 157-acre property this week, The Trust for Public Land said Thursday.

Photo of 3 people standing at the entrance of Little Hocking Cave

The Trust for Public Land and Belpre Township have protected the 67-acre Baker Farm property along the Little Hocking River in Little Hocking, Ohio. The property includes open fields, mature forests, a small stream, a cave, ponds, and approximately 800 feet of river access to the Little Hocking River.

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The Trust for Public Land today presented its Land for People award, the organization’s highest honor, to Chicago-based Exelon Corporation in recognition of its deep support for parks, conservation and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented the award at the celebration luncheon in Chicago.

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Voters across America last night passed local and state ballot measures that will provide more than $1.5 billion for parks and conservation. Of 30 local park and open space measures on the ballot, 26 passed. Earlier in 2017, 11 local measures had been voted on, and 10 passed.

Land&People magazine Fall/Winter 2017
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Every American deserves a great park within a 10-minute walk of home. It’s a belief we’ve championed for 45 years and the theme of the latest issue of Land&People magazine—a twice-yearly collection of inspiring stories and photography, featuring vibrant parks...

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The Trust for Public Land today announced that Aaron Koch, the former Chief Resilience Officer in the Chicago Mayor's Office, has joined the organization as Chicago Director, responsible for developing and leading the organization's Land for People mission delivery in and around the nation's third-largest city.

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