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.

Nominations for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces are being accepted at through 5 p.m. EST on April 22.

Judging panels,... Read more

Thomas Jefferson declared the view of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers from Harpers Ferry as "worth the voyage across the Atlantic." Each year, more than a quarter of a million people view this spectacular backdrop from Harpers Ferry National Historical... Read more

The Trust for Public Land and Cox Communications today announced the finalists for Virginia's 5th annual Cox Conserves Heroes program. The public is asked to vote now through June 19 at... Read more

Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr. announced today that The Trust for Public Land has completed the conservation of Pleasure House Point for the City of Virginia Beach. Under terms of a... Read more

The Trust for Public Land has received a $500,000 gift from The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Virginia Power. The donation is the... Read more

Virginia Beach’s extensive network of parks has great value and is a major draw for tourists and residents alike. This report defines and measures seven major factors of the parks that are economically beneficial the city.

With more than 33,640 acres of parkland, six state-of-the-art recreation centers, several public campgrounds, and a nationally recognized athletic complex, the park and recreation system of Virginia Beach is a major draw for tourists and residents alike.... Read more

Pleasure House Point, a 122-acre waterfront parcel at Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach had been eyed by residents, conservationists, real estate developers, and local officials for years. With a mile of frontage on Pleasure House Creek and the Lynnhaven... Read more

Do you know an everyday hero who is making great strides today to ensure a greener tomorrow? Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land (TPL), today launched Virginia's Cox Conserves Heroes program, a national awards program to... Read more