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With the release of our groundbreaking new report, “Parks and an equitable recovery,” researchers at The Trust for Public Land have brought America’s park equity problem into sharper focus than ever before.

When we analyzed...

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The idea of national parks is well over a hundred years old, but that doesn’t mean our parks are stuck in the past. It’s been the work of every subsequent generation to expand the boundaries—and the meaning—of the national parks, and to challenge our shared understanding of what stories and...

Saint Croix River
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Canoeing solo is one thing, but getting on the river with a friend has its own set of challenges. Even a little mix-up can send you spinning in circles—or worse, for an unexpected swim! Work together, though, and you’ll glide across the water with grace. That’s why many paddlers say a good...

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Today, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced that the Interior Department had approved the addition of the Hackmatack refuge to the nation's system of National Wildlife Refuges.

With one eye on the thermometer, public agencies, private foresters, and their conservation partners work to create a climate-resilient Northwoods.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today that 10,083 acres of forestlands surrounding the popular Chippewa Flowage has been protected by the State of Wisconsin. This is the final phase of the two-phase effort to place a working-forest conservation easement on 18,179 acres of Plum Creek Timber Company lands.

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American cities can take a variety of steps to make their city parks more attractive to local residents, and those actions could help people be healthier, according to a report released today by The Trust For Public Land.

This report addresses the question of whether the idea of creating Hackmatack NationalWildlife Refuge make sense ecologically,economically, and socially.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) announced today the protection of 1,135 acres of natural land located within the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Sawyer County, Wisconsin.

Press release

On Friday, March 30, 2007 the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and The Trust for Public Land announced the conveyance of 17-acre Moonshine Island to the Lac Courte Oreille Band for $650,000.

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