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A new report by The Trust for Public Land analyzes the public parkland in Los Angeles and documents a selection of the significant economic benefits that the park and recreation system provides to area residents and businesses.

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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. We like the friendly competition and the insights into how...

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Mayor Edwin M. Lee and The Trust for Public Land today announced today that San Francisco is the first and only city in the United States where all residents have access to a park within a 10-minute walk. The findings were part of the Trust for Public Land’s ParkScore, an assessment of the park systems of the nation’s 100 largest cities.

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Two local organizations, Green Streets and Citizen Film, are documenting neighborhood stories through film. These interviews have been central to gathering neighborhood input. Continuing forward, community collaboration, arts-based engagement, transparency and strong partnership will ensure the success of the Mall’s renovation. Additional funds are needed to support the Concept Plan phase and the ongoing community engagement that has made this project successful.

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Mention California’s Napa Valley and most people think wine country, not wilderness. But beyond the vineyards and tasting rooms you’ll also find hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and spectacular views–if you know where to look.

Dominated by Mount St. Helena, Robert Louis Stevenson State...

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“To quote another Will Rogers, ‘If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.’ And this Will Rogers will always believe in and care about the work and people of The Trust for Public Land.”

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The Trust for Public Land today announced a partnership with the city of Los Angeles to help residents prepare for climate change.

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Thomas S. Reeve has been elected as chair of the national Board of Directors of The Trust for Public Land, the organization announced today.

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The Trust for Public Land has completed the purchase of land on the Carmel River that will return badly needed summer flows to the river and give the public better access to Palo Corona Regional Park.

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The Trust for Public Land and the Land Trust of Napa County (“Land Trust”) today announce the acquisition of a conservation easement over 7,260 acres of a ranch on the shoulders of Mt. St. Helena, one of the largest private properties in Napa County.

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