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Great news from Capitol Hill: this week, the Senate passed S.47, the Natural Resources Management Act. It’s a complex package of bills addressing all kinds of projects and priorities for keeping our public lands healthy, whole, and open for people to... Read more

The House of Representatives today passed and sent to the White House a bill naming a Montana mountain for the late Alex Diekmann, a Trust for Public Land Senior Project Manager who died of cancer two years ago. The Senate had passed the same bill in late... Read more

For over 50 years, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has been the lifeblood of parks and open space in this country. We are grateful that the Senate Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee has held firm on LWCF by maintaining the current... Read more

Between its history and its symbolism, the United States Capitol—all gleaming marble and towering columns—is a little, well, intimidating. Standing in its shadow, you might forget that this imposing building is the seat of government for the people, by the... Read more

The Trust for Public Land and City Parks Alliance announce that they have received a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Knowledge Building program to facilitate workshops with cities to explore partnerships around parks and creative... Read more

Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement after the release of details of President Trump’s proposed FY 2018 budget, for the 12 months beginning Oct. 1:

“President Trump’s detailed budget displays a... Read more

Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement after the release of President Trump’s first budget:

“President Trump’s first budget displays a complete disregard for our environment and the public lands... Read more

Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, issued the following statement today following the U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Montana, as the Secretary of the Interior:

“The Trust for Public Land congratulates Rep. Zinke... Read more

Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, issued the following statement today on the expected nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Montana, by President-elect Donald Trump to be the Secretary of the Interior:

“President Theodore Roosevelt... Read more

Some cities have succeeded in saving their benches and maintaining parks that are safe and enjoyable for all, but it certainly requires creativity and resourcefulness, and of course no two cases are alike.

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