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Press release

Today The Trust for Public Land announced a significant purchase of land, which will soon result in the expansion of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

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Happy opening day, baseball fans! Here at Trust for Public Land blog headquarters, we’re wondering how this season could possibly top last year’s. Not only did we get to cheer on our hometown San Francisco Giants as they took the 2014 World Series, we watched Mo’ne Davis—a 13-year-old with a 70-...

Press release

Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Superintendent Dr. William Hite and The Trust for Public Land made two announcements today regarding the City's efforts to green schoolyards and recreation centers. Construction is nearly complete on a new schoolyard at William Dick Elementary School which will officially open to students and the community later this summer. Across the street from the school, construction is beginning at Hank Gathers Recreation Center.

In the News

The Trust for Public Land and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation announced today that Conestoga Community Playground will be the next public space in the city to be “greened” through the City and The Trust for Public Land’s Green2015 partnership.

In the News

Keystone partners from across Pennsylvania along with Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Richard Allan and the original 1993 legislative champions today celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Keystone Recreation, Park & Conservation Fund at a special event in the Capitol Rotunda.

The Trust for Public Land conducted research summarizing and quantifying the economic benefits to local communities of Keystone Fund investments in Pennsylvania. (Full report.)

The Trust for Public Land conducted research summarizing and quantifying the economic benefits to local communities of Keystone Fund investments in Pennsylvania. (Executive summary of full report.)

Pennsylvania Statewide Public Opinion Survey

Pennsylvania recently enacted legislation imposing impact fees on oil and gas drillers. The legislation, known as Act 13, specifies how the fee revenues shall be distributed.

Updates and photos documenting the participatory design process and construction at the William Dick Elementary Schoolyard in Philadelphia.